Posts Tagged ‘sharing’

Just ‘cos it’s collaborative, doesn’t necessarily mean it’s good

I read an interesting piece in the Huffington Post this morning about a phenomenon that’s calling itself social trading. Basically, the idea is that instead of making trading decisions based on knowledge about the markets, you base your trading on what the people in your social network are doing. I’ve been reading lots of articles […]

Unexpected consequences of the sharing economy

The sharing economy is hotting up, and I don’t just mean that it’s becoming more popular to do car-sharing, peer-to-peer lending, and the rest. What’s hotting up is the legal environment of collaborative consumption. In particular, questions are being asked about taxing the money people are making from renting their stuff, and about what happens […]