Updated Dec. 10 at 10:15am HKT
You’ve probably read a story or two about Uber this month. The car-sharing service has been banned in India and Thailand following alleged rapes in each of those countries, and in Spain because it competes with local taxi companies. The company also has been sued by the city of Portland, Oregon, because it’s failing to comply with local regulations.
But all that negative attention is only serving to give the company free publicity as it marches toward an ever higher valuation—$40 billion as of last week.
So where can you use Uber and where can’t you? Glad you asked.
Update: Bloomberg News has uncovered some additional places where Uber is banned or challenged, including Columbia, which has banned all car-booking apps that aren’t part of a registered taxi company.