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Claims Airbnb is ruining neighborhoods is more sharing-economy fear-mongering

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Much like how Uber and other ride-hailing apps toppled the taxi industry, home-sharing platform Airbnb has revolutionized the way people travel, and hotel companies aren’t the only ones taking notice. Since the site took off, critics have pointed to the questionable legality of whole-home rentals, which are prohibited in many municipalities for periods less than 30 days, not to mention the Uber-esque argument that most Airbnb “hosts” get by without having the same insurance or paying the same taxes and…

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