It’s not only about musicians and creators, we are just the first to be effected. The same Silicon Valley scam is going to exploit more and more people. Read on…
“Nullification is a wilful flouting of regulation, based on some nebulous idea of a higher good only scofflaws can deliver. It can be an invitation to escalate a conflict, of course, as Arkansas governor Orville Faubus did in 1957 when he refused to desegregate public schools and president Eisenhower sent federal troops to enforce the law. But when companies such as Uber, Airbnb, and Google engage in a nullification effort, it’s a libertarian-inspired attempt to establish their services as popular well before regulators can get around to confronting them. Then, when officials push back, they can appeal to their consumer-following to push regulators to surrender.”
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I accidentally found another example of lawlessness and the sharing economy: sites like chegg.com that sell solutions to problems in academic textbooks.
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