The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop #00118

Submission Number:
00118
Commenter:
Bruce moore
State:
Hawaii
Initiative Name:
The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop
Sharing a space on Airbnb helpspay the mortgage, rent, medical bills, or just make ends meet. Airbnb's trust and safety and messaging tools help hosts get to know the people they choose to share their space with. Making sure they know why Airbnb is an important option for middle class families in America to earn extra money. The guests who stay in Airbnb listings generate sustainable, local economic activity that supports the small businesses in communities across the country. Air BnB gives many people opportunity to travel and educate families on other geographic areas and local economies.