Katie Couric actually conducts a damn good interview of AirBnB founder. Maybe Marissa was right to bring her over. Why Is the ‘Sharing Economy’ Starting So Many Arguments?
In New York, renting out spare living space to short-term visitors via Airbnb has become a heated regulatory issue. In San Francisco, the city attorney has just ordered Monkey Parking, a service built around auctioning off public parking spaces, to knock it off. If you’ve bumped into these controversies, you may be confused about how this “sharing economy” thing can sound so virtuous yet spark such vociferous opposition.