Why should 2017 end any differently for Uber than it began?

Yesterday, news came out that the EU has ruled Uber must be regulated as a transportation company, not an information services company. It’s a move that opens Uber up to the same local regulations as all transportation companies throughout Europe— and one they’ve fought hard against all over the world. It’s also a move that new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi spun as no big deal at all...