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Uber and AirBnB call on EU to support ‘collaborative economy’

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Letter to European Union signed by 47 companies calls for governments to ensure local and national laws do not limit their development

 

AirBnB, Uber, TaskRabbit and 47 other “collaborative economy” companies have penned an open letter calling on the European Union to prevent member states from clamping down on their businesses.

 

Writing on behalf of the “European Collaborative Economy Industry”, more widely known as the “gig economy” or “sharing economy”, the signatories call for EU member states to “continue to seek to ensure that local and national laws do not unnecessarily limit the development of the collaborative economy to the detriment of Europeans”.

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