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Fair share: Collaborative economy rises, with challenges

Thursday, June 5, 2014

The sharing economy is growing daily, but on the other side of the trend are travel trade groups and government entities that insist such practices should be strictly policed -- and in many cases outlawed -- because of both noncompliance with lodging and transportation regulations and, in the case of lodging providers, unequal enforcement of occupancy taxes.