Daily Report: Airbnb Faces a New York Showdown

New York Times – October 20, 2016

Airbnb is a marquee company of the so-called sharing economy, but that doesn’t mean it wants to share its own stuff. Sharing-economy companies employ technology that enables individuals to transform personal assets into profit-making entities. Uber and Lyft enable cars to become taxis. Airbnb turns apartments into hotel rooms.

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