Airbnb Uses Data for Magazine Publishing, Still Conceals it from Regulators

May 9, 2017

Last week Airbnb announced its plans for a new magazine with stories sourced “from billions of anonymous data points collected by the home-sharing service.” Funny how the company is so eager to use its data to sell magazines but won’t be transparent with regulators about the true scope and scale of the illegal operators...

Airbnb to NY: We’ll Try to Get Rid of Those Illegal Hotels We Said Didn’t Exist

Oct 20, 2016

Looks like Airbnb is finally acknowledging the problem of illegal hotels and commercial operators in New York. After months of being called out for bad behavior and with a bill that threatens to bring numerous fines to the $30 billion company sitting on the governor’s desk, a couple of new policies seems like the...