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News Airbnb Vs New York

  1. Oct 24, 2016 #1
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  3. Oct 24, 2016 #2

    DrClaude

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    But the competition is extremely unfair. You can't have a regulated market competing with an unregulated one.
     
  4. Oct 24, 2016 #3
    Then regulate it, don't ban it.
     
  5. Oct 24, 2016 #4

    russ_watters

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    Or deregulated the other one! I'm not necessarily a fan of Uber's tactics, but city politics are often corrupt and such heavily regulated industries are an avenue for that corruption.
     
  6. Oct 24, 2016 #5

    mheslep

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    Apparently the battle has become one of Mayors AirBnB versus Mayors with de Blasio.

    Mayors AirBnB
    Mayors with de Blasio
     
  7. Oct 24, 2016 #6

    Vanadium 50

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    I'd say something about "rent seeking", but I don't want a bad pun infraction.
     
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