• Airbnb reveals data

Accommodation sharing site Airbnb has agreed to comply with a request from New York authorities to provide host data. The information is required for state investigators to spot those renting out entire homes, reports Bloomberg.

Short term rentals are forbidden under New York ordinances, meaning whole home renters could be prosecuted as illegal hotels. Airbnb has agreed to provide full personal details of anyone identified as potentially trading illegally.
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