Techdirt Podcast Episode 23: Is AirBnB Good Or Bad For Cities?

from the everyone's-a-hotelier dept

AirBnB has become a massive, popular service despite many people balking at its introduction. But in the big picture, though it's clearly been great for travellers, what effect is it having on the urban centers where it thrives? Are the complaints from some city-dwellers valid?

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Filed Under: hospitality, housing, podcast, urban planning
Companies: airbnb


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    Anonymous Coward, 5 May 2015 @ 3:38pm

    I am a regular listener of your discussions. They are very good. This one I did not hear yet. But here is my two cents, however.

    Nothing is good or bad in its entirety. How it is being used is very important and that is one of the reasons why it needs a regulatory oversight.

    Thanks!

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    RIch, 10 Aug 2015 @ 6:48pm

    2 out of 3

    If you can manage to ignore virtually everything that comes out of the mouth of the guy who makes the illogical "ant and tiger at the picnic" argument, it's an interesting, thoughtful conversation.

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