New York and Airbnb head back to court over illegal short-term rentals, and it may all come down to the Communications Decency Act

In a spate of cases across the country, Airbnb is opening up a line of attack that pits Internet freedom against land use regulation. The shield Airbnb seeks to use these days is primarily the Communication Decency Act Section 230, which provides that, “No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider.” Airbnb is arguing that this broad provision protects it against a host of regulations and fines.    Read the article…………….


Related Articles

Immediate Changes Come to Condo Financing Thanks to FHA

Effective immediately, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development has loosened the rules regarding condominium financing under the the

Washington Supreme Court Limits HOAs’ Ability to Create New Restrictive Covenants

The Washington Supreme Court issued a published opinion this past April that significantly limited the ability of homeowners associations to

AirBnB is Infuriating the Neighbors. Is It Time New Rules?

You’re one of six college friends in, say, New York or even Nepal, and you want to visit Hollywood for