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An anti-Airbnb group called Share Better gathers on the steps of City Hall on Sept. 12, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Group Launches Campaign Against Airbnb In NYC

A group of New York elected officials, community activists and housing advocates gathered on the steps of City Hall Friday to launch a campaign against the home-sharing company Airbnb.

09/12/2014

The Airbnb website is displayed on a laptop on April 21, 2014.  (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judge Blocks State AG’s Subpoena About Airbnb Sublets

A New York State judge on Tuesday blocked a subpoena from the state Attorney General’s office, seeking information about people using the global website Airbnb to make short-term apartment rentals in New York City.

05/13/2014

The Airbnb website is displayed on a laptop on April 21, 2014.  (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Attorney General Schneiderman Wants Airbnb’s NYC Sublet Information

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman claims most New York City sublets listed by the global rental website Airbnb appear to violate state law, and is urging a judge to uphold his subpoena for information.

04/22/2014

Ari Teman describes the sex party he returned home to at his Chelsea party.  (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Comedian Returns To Find Sex Party In Apartment

Ari Teman, who lives on Seventh Avenue in Chelsea, rented out his studio apartment through the online service Airbnb.com.

03/17/2014

LoveRoom

New App Allows Users To Rent Rooms To ‘Attractive’ People

A new website and app now under development will allow users to rent rooms in a fashion similar to Airbnb, but only to attractive people.

11/03/2013

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City Reverses Fine Against Man Who Rented Out Space Through Airbnb

The City of New York has reversed a $2,400 fine against a man who rented out his apartment on the vacation rental site Airbnb.

09/28/2013

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Amazon Web Server Problem Sparks Outages For Instagram, Vine, AirBnB

The unit at Amazon that runs Web servers for other companies ran into problems Sunday, leading to outages or slowdowns on several popular websites.

08/25/2013