Airbnb under fire for ‘secret‘ plan to release users’ information
by Julia Marsh, The New York Post
Twenty-one anonymous New Yorkers are suing Airbnb to block the lodging website from releasing their personal information to the state’s attorney general for his probe of illegal hotels.
Under the name “New Yorkers Making Ends Meet in the Sharing Economy,” the John and Jane Does claim the California-based startup would violate their privacy rights if it handed over their names, email addresses, telephone numbers, social media accounts and tax identification numbers to AG Eric Schneiderman.
“This is treason!” Adam Leitman Bailey, the hosts’ attorney, warned in an interview with The Post. ...Airbnb under fire for ‘secret‘ plan to release users’ information