June 21, 2016
Uber and Airbnb may be much loved by their customers, but the ride-hailing app and accommodation rental service have caused havoc the world over by challenging the status quo. Mayors from 10 cities announced an alliance on Tuesday to help them better regulate Uber, Airbnb and others of their ilk, often known as sharing-economy companies. By writing a rulebook together, the mayors hope to make their position on companies setting up shop in their cities clearer and stronger, Bloomberg reports. New York and Paris are set to take the lead on the project, with representatives joining them from cities including Barcelona, Seoul, Athens and Toronto….
Source: http://www.cnet.com/news/cities-worldwide-join-forces-to-write-rulebook-for-uber-and-airbnb/