Brussels city warned over ‘disproportionate’ rules for Airbnb

By |januar 25th, 2019|Airbnb, News, services directive, Sharing Economy|

The city of Brussels could be taken to court over its strict home sharing rules after the European Commission on Thursday (24 January) said such rules are disproportionate, in a move hailed by US home-renting company Airbnb.

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Facebook gave data on user’s friends to certain companies – documents

By |december 6th, 2018|Airbnb, data protection, Facebook, News, uber|

Facebook Inc offered some companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, access to data about users’ friends it did not make available to most other apps in 2015, according to documents released by a British lawmaker who said the social media company dodged questions about privacy practices and market dominance.

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‘Channel of dirt’: Jourová describes her Facebook experience

By |september 20th, 2018|Airbnb, consumer protection, data protection, Facebook, News, Věra Jourová|

Facebook came in for heavy criticism on Thursday (20 September), as EU justice chief Věra Jourová shone a light on her own Facebook experience as well as the issue of the tech giant's non-compliance with EU consumer rules.

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The sharing economy: Cure or curse?

By |julij 20th, 2018|Airbnb, car sharing, circular economy, News, Sharing Economy, uber|

From mobility services to recycling applications, the sharing economy holds many promises. Whether to regulate it at European level remains a disputed question, however.

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Commission says Airbnb breaches EU consumer rules, must fall into line

By |julij 16th, 2018|Airbnb, Competition policy, consumer protection, News, Věra Jourová|

The European Union told Airbnb yesterday (16 July) to bring its terms and conditions into line with the bloc's consumer rules or face action by national consumer agencies, after a review of the short-term rental platform found some violations.

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Macron digital tax plan faces EU rebuff

By |april 30th, 2018|Airbnb, Amazon, Bruno Le Maire, digital tax, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, European elections 2019, Facebook, Google, News, Olaf Scholz, Peter Kažimír, Pierre Gramegna, Pierre Moscovici, populists, trade wars, Twitter, uber|

French President Emmanuel Macron's ambitious plans for an EU digital tax targeting US tech giants such as Google or Facebook faced strong headwinds on Saturday (28 April), provoking anger from Paris.

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France says to target Airbnb ‘unacceptable’ tax regime

By |avgust 10th, 2017|Airbnb, Gig economy, News, Sharing Economy, uber|

France said on Wednesday (9 August) it would team up with Germany to address an "unacceptable" tax situation for homesharing website Airbnb and other digital platforms like Google and Amazon.

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EU court’s opinion challenges Commission’s pro-Uber stance

By |maj 11th, 2017|Airbnb, European Court of Justice, News, Sharing Economy, uber|

An opinion issued today (11 May) by the EU Court of Justice's advocate general said that Uber cannot benefit from lax rules under the service directive, seen by the European Commission as the legal basis for the collaborative economy.

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