#CES2015 Speakers on Social: How to Regulate the Sharing Economy

Curious about how the "sharing economy" should be regulated? 

International CES Speaker Adam Thierer (@AdamThierer) of the Mercatus Center joined Mitch Kapor, Rachel Botsman, Crowd Companies and many others in tweeting about a new post on the TechRepublic website titled "The sharing economy: Will self-regulation by startups suffice to protect consumers?":

In the post, TechRepublic columnist Alex Howard recaps a recent panel discussion organized by the Internet Caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives on the question of regulation and the sharing economy.

The panel featured Mr. Howard as the moderator as well as the following four panelists (one of whom was Mr. Thierer himself):

Mr. Howard reports that the main takeaway from the panel discussion was that "Congress should care, but forbear." 

And while we're on the subject...

For more on the sharing economy but from the angle of its impact on workers, check out this video of a recent panel discussion held at The Aspen Institute titled "The Future of Work in the Sharing Economy":

WYSKR at International CES

January 6-9, 2015

January 6-9, 2015

In the run-up to International CES, WYSKR kept an eye on the content being shared on social media by the event's speakers.  When that content received significant attention on social, WYSKR shared it with you.


Because great events curate great speakers, and great speakers know - and often share - great content when they see it.

A list of links to all of WYSKR's International CES content is now available via this post. Thanks for reading and let us know what you think!