The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop
Airbnb provides an income where employment is unavailable, and provide simple accommodation for those looking for less costly stay than hotel, it works for all - usually earn enough to pay the gas, water, electric etc...it works, am grateful. It gives me paper work 1099 file taxes with ease (and pay those taxes). Insurance is provided, they are responsible and reliable if have any concerns. A great example of what might work - if all our services where this gracious.