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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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