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Are Airbnb and Uber creating a 'black economy'? (part 1)

Airbnb co-founder Brian Chesky takes the French capital by storm while officials spell out the objections of tax collectors, affordable housing advocates and hoteliers outraged at what they deem "unfair competition" from a mostly unregulated new service. It's a sentiment echoed in other parts of the "sharing economy", namely by licensed cab drivers over the taxi service Uber. So are these new services improving the way we do business, or simply fuelling a new "black economy"?

Produced by Cécile Khindria and Harry Darkins

By François PICARD

Our guests

Paulin DEMENTHON

CEO and Founder, @drivy

Laurent DUC

President, Union of Hotels

Jérôme LECAT

CEO of Scality

Emmanuel VIVIER

Digital and Marketing Expert, Co-founder of the HUB INSTITUTE

Guillaume GRALLET

Journalist, Le Point and France 24

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