Updated Sept. 6 at 2:40 p.m. ET
Ulrik Binzer used to rent out his house north of San Francisco on Airbnb. It was enough money to pay for his family to fly to Denmark to visit relatives. But then his town suddenly banned short-term rentals.
Binzer says there was no debate — it was just an agenda item. "No one knew about it," he says.
It left him wondering: What's going on here?
That's how Binzer became a new sort of sheriff for the digital age.