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Airbnb must do its own accommodating

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It’s hard to run a business from a long distance away.

There are just too many people ready and willing to take advantage of you.

Airbnb might be finding that out the hard way.

The huge short-term leasing brokerage company has always had its detractors; some point to the way it’s distorting rental markets, even in smaller Atlantic cities like Charlottetown and Halifax, shrinking the pool of available rental properties for lower-income renters who have few other options.

There have been complaints about the business double standard involved, how Airbnb users don’t pay the same taxes and commercial fees as others in the tourism and hotel business, about price undercutting and fluctuating standards.

Still, the company has extended its reach worldwide, with almost........

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