The Regulatory Crackdown on Airbnb and Uber Is Going Global

Nitasha Tiku · 12/30/13 01:25PM

The kumbaya sound of the "sharing economy" hums right by the fact that the irresistible middlemen who make it easy to find a place to stay or a cab at your fingertips do so for a hefty profit. And when profit and public infrastructure like housing and transportation collide, regulators are bound to follow.