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The Sharing Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators: An FTC Staff Report

Categories: Business/Economics,Consumer Info/Protection,Laws/Regulations,Transportation

https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/reports/sharing-economy-issues-facing-platforms-participants-regulators-federal-trade-commission-staff/p151200_ftc_staff_report_on_the_sharing_economy.pdf

Describes how disruptive innovation has been transforming the for-hire transportation and short-term lodging industries and the benefits/problems caused by such disruption. This document reports on the ideas and issues covered at a June 2015 workshop.  From the Federal Trade Commission