The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop #00099

Submission Number:
00099
Commenter:
donna webster
State:
Massachusetts
Initiative Name:
The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop
RE: To the FTC RE: Sharing Economy: I am writing to let you know that I run an airbnb in Northampton, MA. It has been almost a year now, and all i can say is WOW! The airbnb team is our rock of support. They pay us directly, on time, and never a problem. Our guests have been stellar, having previously been vetted by the airbnb ID verification. Most of the folks we have hosted are travelers who want a different experience, more homey than say a hotel. The income generated from Air bnb has added to my qualtiy of life as I am recently retired. I have met some outstanding folks, and not once have we had a bad experience. The whole concept is unique, fair and easily accessible from the internet. I would encourage anyone questioning this to go ahead and book a stay at the thousands that exist all over the world! You won't be disappointed! People deserve the right to choose! Donna Webster