In the Media

This page contains media links to articles or stories concerning Airbnb, vacation rentals, home sharing or the sharing economy movement generally.  Please report to me any items you may come across for posting.


  • New York Times, Dec. 20, 2012.  Tim Wu.
    Apps to Regulate Apps
    There are smarter and more effective ways than total bans to protect consumers against the potential harms of new apps for more convenient city living.
  • New York Times, Nov. 30, 2012. Ron Lieber
    A Warning for Hosts of Airbnb Travelers
    Renting rooms, apartments or houses to travelers through the popular online company Airbnb often violates laws in New York City and elsewhere and could cost hosts dearly.
  • New York Times, Nov. 30, 2012. Ron Lieber
    Airbnb Responds to Questions About Hosts Breaking Local Laws
    Why doesn’t Airbnb give users more information about local zoning laws? And does it want hosts to take down all listings where they are violating the law.



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