date icon November 17, 2016 category icon Statements

Statement On New FTC Sharing Economy Report

Washington, DC – Internet Association General Counsel Abigail Slater issued the following statement on the release of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) sharing economy report:

“The internet industry welcomes the FTC report on the sharing economy and its considerable benefits for American consumers. Consumers enjoy increased competition, lower prices, and better quality services when sharing economy platforms are able to compete. Consumer protections are hardwired into sharing economy platforms and the internet industry welcomes the FTC’s recognition of this important attribute.”

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