This lengthy, in-depth article in Wired magazine shows what we as Florida residents are up against in our fight to preserve our communities. Through well funded lobbying efforts AirBnB and other platforms are conducting nation-wide campaigns to eliminate the local control of vacation rentals. While publicly declaring corporation with local authorities, they are spending millions at state levels to minimize local control. In Florida alone, a $1 million PAC, called “People vs Power” is funding state efforts and campaigns of selected legislators. The following article is quite complete in providing data to substantiate what AirBnB’s motives really are.