Diners take part in the Herbal Remedy Picnic event, a meal arranged through food sharing site Feastly, in Washington, D.C. Jeff Wilkes hide caption

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What's Mine Is Yours (For A Price) In The Sharing Economy

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Napster founder Shawn Fanning in February 2001, after a ruling that the free Internet-based service must stop allowing copyrighted material to be shared. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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What Today's Online Sharing Companies Can Learn From Napster

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Renting out your couches — or your entire place — is powered by San Francisco–based Airbnb, which has now connected more than half a million willing hosts and travelers in more than 34,000 cities. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Share And Share Alike: A Time Of Collaborative Consumption

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