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Airbnb to hand over anonymous host data to New York AG

The online vacation rental service makes deal to disclose masked data on hosts and root out "bad actors."

By May. 21, 2014

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Airbnb co-founder: We'd 'take a bullet' for other sharing-economy firms

The peer-to-peer vacation-rental company says it would use its scale to deflect harm policy makers might throw at other firms.

By May. 14, 2014

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NY court squashes AG's request for Airbnb user info

A fight over the user data for thousands of New York hosts on the peer-to-peer service comes to a head.

By May. 13, 2014

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New Airbnb features court last minute travelers

The peer-to-peer vacation rental company just made it easier to book rooms instantly.

By May. 13, 2014

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Airbnb wipes 2,000 NY listings before court hearing

As the online vacation rental service prepares to go up against New York’s attorney general, it announces it scrubbed thousands of iffy listings.

By Apr. 21, 2014

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SF: Airbnb, Craigslist rentals need to 'play by the rules' (Q&A)

The hometown of these peer-to-peer networks is cracking down on short-term rentals. CNET talks to the San Francisco lawmaker who's leading the charge.

By Apr. 19, 2014

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Airbnb to collect hotel taxes in San Francisco

Starting this summer, the online vacation rental service plans to collect and remit taxes on behalf of hosts.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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Airbnb nears major funding round on $10B valuation, report says

The company could raise as much as $400 million to $500 million in a round led by equity firm TPG, according to the report.

By Mar. 20, 2014

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Airbnb co-founder: Firm could expand beyond lodgings

Co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk says Airbnb could partner with other companies, like Uber, or perhaps even launch a standalone service.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Apartment owner freaks at Airbnb 'XXX Freak Fest'

A New York comedian rents his apartment out on Airbnb. When he returns he discovers that he's been host to large people doing allegedly naked things. And wrecking his apartment.

By Mar. 17, 2014