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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Uncensored Airbnb Stories from Hosts & Guests -Airbnbhell

Uncensored Airbnb Stories from Hosts & Guests -Airbnbhell | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Real, uncensored airbnb stories from former airbnb hosts and guests. Learn about shady policies, common scams, deleted reviews, & horrible customer service
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Has convenience turned you into a monster? | John Paul Brammer

Has convenience turned you into a monster? | John Paul Brammer | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Like me, you might be a liberal who loves Uber and Airbnb. But the darker side of the new economy isn’t something we can simply ignore
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If you make money from Uber or Airbnb, what about paying tax? Italy thinks it has the answer | ZDNet

If you make money from Uber or Airbnb, what about paying tax? Italy thinks it has the answer | ZDNet | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The sharing economy, where individuals share access to goods and services through apps, is beset with regulatory and fiscal problems, which a new bill in Italy aims to address.
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Instead Of Renting An Apartment, Sign A Lease That Lets You Live Around The World

Instead Of Renting An Apartment, Sign A Lease That Lets You Live Around The World | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Roam provides short-term apartments with a communal feel, for today's digital work-from-anywhere nomad.
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Airbnb just acquired a team of bitcoin and blockchain experts

Airbnb just acquired a team of bitcoin and blockchain experts | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Home-rental company Airbnb has "acqui-hired" the majority of the team behind ChangeCoin, a startup that runs a bitcoin-based micropayments service, according to four people with knowledge of the deal. The alternative lodging site has been looking at a few bitcoin and blockchain startups, according to two sources, to study what the technology could do for its services. Companies like Uber and Airbn
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What Apple, Lending Club, and AirBnB Know About Collaborating with Customers

What Apple, Lending Club, and AirBnB Know About Collaborating with Customers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Digital success is all about networks.
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The Impact of AirBnb on Hotel and Hospitality Industry

The Impact of AirBnb on Hotel and Hospitality Industry | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Hospitality times is a one-stop newspaper for hoteliers, hospitality educators, students and others interested in the latest news and events in the global hospitality industry.

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The Next Step: How Blockchain Could Disrupt Uber, Airbnb, and iTunes

The Next Step: How Blockchain Could Disrupt Uber, Airbnb, and iTunes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

‘Blockchain Revolution’ author suggests that the Bitcoin technology is so revolutionary that it could replace services like Uber, Airbnb, and iTunes.

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The best news yet for Airbnb

The best news yet for Airbnb | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

THE NSW Government has given its clearest indication yet that it intends to give the green light to sharing economy businesses such as Airbnb and Uber, which will be good news for people hoping to rent out their spare room to travellers and not...

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Self-regulation can address issues that arise in the digital economy, says Airbnb

Self-regulation can address issues that arise in the digital economy, says Airbnb | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Special pleading by 'sharing economy' biz
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Airbnb is contributing to the displacement of long-term tenants in san francisco _ alternet | Detergents

Airbnb is contributing to the displacement of long-term tenants in san francisco _ alternet | Detergents | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Shop ▾ More than any other company, Airbnb has come to personify the sharing economy ethos. As one of the movement’s most successful and recognizable faces,
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Logged In | Jacobin

t’s a familiar pattern. First there’s an economic crisis. Then comes an enormous restructuring of capital — and with it a restructuring of labor — throwing past certainties into doubt. Old industries, companies, and occupations disappear and new ones emerge, enabled by new technologies. As people struggle to find a way to describe the seismic upheavals in the economic and social landscape, a linguistic mist arises, muddling the features of this new landscape, blurring attempts to analyze and map it.

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Airbnb Finds Love in Lisbon After Berlin Shies Away

Airbnb Finds Love in Lisbon After Berlin Shies Away | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
On his way to work, Lisbon Mayor Fernando Medina likes to count the dwindling number of empty buildings.
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Co-operative Alternatives To Uber And Airbnb Developing

Co-operative Alternatives To Uber And Airbnb Developing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
By Cat Johnson for Shareable - As “death star platforms” such as Airbnb and Uber continue their pursuit of global domination, an alternative is rising in its
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15 Niche Alternatives to Airbnb

15 Niche Alternatives to Airbnb | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There is hope for "sharing monopoly" malcontents who have discovered that some peer-to-peer accommodation sites can be more like forced labor than a cultural awakening, regardless of whether it's for free or to earn some extra cash. The web is now...
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XaaP and the platform business model: How Netflix, Uber, Airbnb are forging ahead

XaaP and the platform business model: How Netflix, Uber, Airbnb are forging ahead | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The primary business context for cloud native case studies like Netflix is the 'Platform Business Model', the conceptual design model for the particular commercial models they implement, one that is directly enabled by the technology.
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'Sharing' economy debate over Airbnb and Uber reveals hypocrisy

'Sharing' economy debate over Airbnb and Uber reveals hypocrisy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Communities like Vancouver are struggling to deal with the social fallout from businesses like Uber and Airbnb. Is "sharing" really the best way to describe a new economy that's making a handful of people very rich?
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The Sharing Economy Checks In: An Analysis Of Airbnb In The United States by CBRE Hotels

The Sharing Economy Checks In: An Analysis Of Airbnb In The United States by CBRE Hotels | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The sharing economy has become a prominent though not well understood economic phenomenon over the past several years.

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Why I'd rather take a non-paying couch-surfer than make money from Airbnb

Why I'd rather take a non-paying couch-surfer than make money from Airbnb | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A veteran host explains why he would prefer couchsurfing guests to paying customers with ‘high expectations’
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The Sharing Economy Checks In: An Analysis of Airbnb in the United States

The Sharing Economy Checks In: An Analysis of Airbnb in the United States | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research compiled select information from STR, Inc. and Airdna, a company that provides data on Airbnb, for hundreds of U.S. markets to assess the relevancy of this sharing platform to the traditional hotel industry.

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Could Blockchain Technology Disrupt Uber, Airbnb?

Could Blockchain Technology Disrupt Uber, Airbnb? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Don Tapscott, author of “Blockchain Revolution,” says that the technology underlying Bitcoin could be used to disrupt the likes of Uber and Airbnb.

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Residents of 'Airbnb belt' hurting as sharing economy takes off

Residents of 'Airbnb belt' hurting as sharing economy takes off | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It brings joy for holidaymakers, but short-term letting also causes anger, misery and frustration for the residents of hundreds of high-rise buildings.
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From Japan’s Osaka to Germany’s Hamburg: Airbnb’s 16 top hot destinations | The Memo

From Japan’s Osaka to Germany’s Hamburg: Airbnb’s 16 top hot destinations | The Memo | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

With hosts in 34,000 cities and 190 countries around the world, Airbnb has pretty good handle on where the cool kids are staying.

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German volunteers launch 'Airbnb for refugees'

German volunteers launch 'Airbnb for refugees' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
German group builds an 'Airbnb for refugees' allowing landlords to offer space in their homes to those fleeing wars.
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