Special interest groups are pissed that someone else is cutting a cut and the government is pissed that they can't tax it.
Solution - shut it down.
Excuse - it's unlicensed and dangerous and we are protecting you.
This is going to become more and more of a problem as the internet and social connectivity continues to allow people to connect in new ways never before thought possible.
Power becomes more and more decentralized and smaller and smaller transactions become feasible because of lowered transaction and search costs do to tech.