The sharing economy – also called the “on-demand” or “peer-to-peer” economy – includes a diverse and innovative group of companies that are driving consumer choice through the Internet sector. Companies in the sharing economy are changing the way we shop, travel, do our laundry, rent cars, and improve our homes. As an advocate for these companies at the local, state, and federal level, the Internet Association has witnessed the often heavy-handed and misguided regulatory approaches to these platforms in markets throughout the country.
Washington, DC — Internet Association Vice President, State Government Affairs Robert Callahan issued the following statement on the San Francisco City Attorney’s lawsuit to prevent peer-to-peer car sharing at SFO: “It is unfortunate that San Francisco’s City Attorney chose to block innovation and competition in the car sharing market at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Read more »