Separating Sharers from Capitalists Is the Sharing Economy’s Biggest Challenge – Skift


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There’s little love lost between regulated industries and the tech start-ups seeking to disrupt them. The US’s national trade association for taxis just launched a website urging unhappy users of online car services like Uber to report bad experiences to the local authorities.

The challenge for cities and their residents is finding a way to separate the cartel-like benefits that taxi companies enjoy when their numbers are artificially limited—a key reason why there’s demand for services like Uber that can offer something better—from common-sense rules intended to keep customers safe.

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