Tag: Barcelona

Barcelona Imposes Hefty Fines on Airbnb and Homeaway For Operating Without A License

The sharing economy sounds like a great concept, but regulators often don’t see it that way. Both Airbnb and Homeaway have been fined by Barcelona officials, as they advertised and rented out apartments to tourists without a license. Although these 600,000 Euro fines won’t make much of a dent, it sets a precedent for home-sharing services in Europe. Major Fine For Home-Sharing Websites Active in Catalonia Consumers all over the …
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The Barcelona Blockchain Meetup Group Has Formed

It is always positive to see more people taking an interest in the digital currency ecosystem. A new Meetup group has formed in Barcelona, which wants to focus on the potential of blockchain technology, rather than just Bitcoin itself. Quite an interesting take on things, as companies have been shying away from the term “Bitcoin” in recent months. Also read: Blockchain Technology in Europe: Theory and Practice The Barcelona Blockchain …
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