Santa Rosa Press Democrat: A North Coast senator is taking aim at online vacation rental businesses such as Airbnb through proposed legislation that could reap millions for cities and counties in uncollected bed taxes, but critics slam as government over-reach and a threat to the so-called sharing economy. But critics Read More »
When the FCC released it’s Net Neutrality Order last week, it cited a White Paper commissioned by CALinnovates and drafted by NERA. The authors of NERA’s White Paper issued a response. What follows is the conclusion, with a link to the full response, below: We stand behind the basic results of Read More »
(Via Tech Crunch) Ride-sharing companies are not strangers to Congressional inquiries. This week a group of Congressional Democrats hit the CEOs of Uber, Sidecar and Lyft with another letter, this time demanding the companies conduct more comprehensive background checks on their drivers to better protect customers from sexual assaults. Although Read More »
(Via The Hill) Instead, it could kill off an industry that has finally helped combat piracy. Today, listening to the music you want to hear is easier than ever. Forget waiting for your favorite song to come on the radio or camping out on a Tuesday night to be one of the first Read More »
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