This article focuses on the regulatory options as regards the legal status of on-demand workers and crowdworkers. It specifies the various possible regulatory mechanisms for persons providing service
in the sharing economy and raises the question as to which regulation can provide the most beneficial legal environment for them. The key challenge addressed in this article is identifying the appropriate
form of regulation that guarantees the protection of virtual workers in the new forms of work without unnecessarily regulating and thus hindering work performance in the sharing economy.