You no longer have excuses for cupboards full of stuff that you no longer use. Craigslist, eBay and countless other websites allow you to sell or give away your stuff. In this world of over-consumption, the power of internet to connect supply with demand is reducing redundancy everywhere.
Just look at the way Airbnb is enabling home owners to bring in a little cash from an empty bedroom, or Lyft which allows car owners to share a ride across town, or RelayRides that lets you lend your car when you are not using it.
An article in this week’s Economist magazine [i]looks at the rise of the “sharing economy” and how regulators are responding to the resulting complaints from taxi drivers and hotels. It concludes that authorities need to recognise these changes and legislate to accommodate these developments.
In Europe, legislators have created a market for second-hand software licences[ii]. Does this mean that you can post your complex enterprise software licences for sale on eBay or Craigslist amongst myriad of other stuff for sale? Yes, it does! But probably better to leave it to the experts.
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