According to a new report in Quartz, New York City authorities are deploying a number of tactics designed to go after large-scale Airbnb operations to crack down on people just using the service normally, citing violations of building and zoning codes.
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Airbnb can be an awesome service for frugal travellers, and it feels especially great to use when the only other option is staying at an overpriced boutique hotel in the same city. But the incumbent US hotel lobby is hoping to highlight some of the weaknesses of the "short-term rental" service, including how it negatively impacts communities and allows unregulated businesses to thrive.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.