Lyssna: Regulate This! Podcast om nya tjänster som Air bnb, och hur de utmanar rådande lagstiftning.
Behöver lagarna skrivas om när nya typer av tjänster inom delande ekonomi växer fram?
“A battle is being waged between the Internet and the State, and this episode of Freakonomics Radio gives you front-row seats. It’s called “Regulate This!”
At issue is the so-called sharing economy, a range of services that facilitate peer-to-peer transactions through the Internet. Companies like Airbnb, Uber, and Lyft have seen rapid growth and eye-popping valuations, but as they expand around the world, they are increasingly butting heads with government regulators.”
Läs även: “The Mock Trial of the Collaborative Economy” – ouishare.net
Om kritik som förs fram mot delande ekonomi, och argument för att bemöta kritiken.
“After two years of one-sided praise of the collaborative economy, it is being put under merciless scrutiny. Accused of increasing inequalities while capturing the value created by communities, the various models gathered under this umbrella term are depicted as the most savage version of capitalism. What if this ruthless critics are focusing too much on the most visible flaws, while overlooking the real issues we have to start solving now? Shall we abandon these models and practices all together or is there still hope that they could help us navigate toward a system that ensures a fair distribution of opportunities among all?”