Airbnb Takes on New York Legislation

By Taylor Hill Since the end of October, Airbnb has been trying to resolve a piece of legislation that could significantly impact their operations in New York. Airbnb filed a lawsuit in the Manhattan federal court system saying that a particular piece of legislation that imposes fines on advertising short-term home rentals is ambiguous and could lead to overreaching into online platforms. New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law legislation that would allow fines, and penalties up to...
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