Judge Blocks NYC Law Demanding Airbnb Disclosures

Article 0 Comments A New York City law forcing Airbnb and HomeAway home-sharing platforms to reveal a “breathtaking” amount of information about their businesses seems unconstitutional, a judge decided Thursday, forcing the law to be shelved for now. U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer made clear it wasn’t a close […]

Airbnb Sues New York City to Block User-Data Bill Over Privacy

Article 0 Comments Home-rental providers Airbnb Inc. and HomeAway are suing New York City over a recently passed law that allows the collection of data on the websites’ hosts, claiming the ordinance violates users’ constitutional rights. Airbnb is hoping to avoid millions in losses when the law, designed to police […]