Nathan Blecharczyk, a co-founder of Airbnb who is also one of the world's youngest, newest billionaires, said that the company was a force for good – and was here to stay. Airbnb would ride out the backlash from regulators and critics because its business model has spread around the world and the genie could not be "put back in the bottle", he said. "There are millions of people who have experienced something that they feel very passionate about and want," he said. "There is no erasing that knowledge. And there are, frankly, many other websites where you can do exactly the same thing. And many more that will come along in the future. So I don't think there's any way to put it back in the bottle." Get the full story at The Guardian