The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop #00043

Submission Number:
00043
Commenter:
Baker
State:
Illinois
Initiative Name:
The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop
Both AirBnB and Uber and their ilk operate illegally. The hotel industry and taxi industry have evolved over decades to efficiently and safely operate for the best of all those involved. It is completely irrational, illogical, and illegal to allow these companies to operate outside the bounds of regulation for the industries in which they operate.