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Scooters might kill the sharing economic system?
TechCrunch’s scooter aficionado Megan Rose Dickey dived into the present state of the scooter market, and got here again decidedly non-plussed. Scooters appear to be a viable answer to the last-mile downside of city transportation, however the actuality is that the sharing economics behind them are weak, and big regulatory limitations are being erected that may virtually definitely gradual their advance. Even worse, sharing might disappear completely: