Airbnb Taps Ex-Attorney General Holder to Fix Its Bias Problem

The company is bringing in Washington heavyweights to try to eliminate discrimination on its site. The post Airbnb Taps Ex-Attorney General Holder to Fix Its Bias Problem appeared first on … Continue Reading →

Airbnb hires former Attorney General Eric Holder to craft anti-discrimination policy

 Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d write: former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is joining Airbnb to fight discrimination on the short term rental platform. Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky … Continue Reading →

Can the Airbnb regulatory nightmare be solved with more tech?

 Sharing economy startups like Airbnb and Uber have gone nuclear to defend their business model, suing city governments or shuttering their services entirely when they don’t get their way. Airbnb recently sued the … Continue Reading →

INNOVATE2016: Libertarian Presidential candidate says “We need to Uber everything”

Whatever one thinks of his ideology, Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson may be the pro innovation candidate that Silicon Valley has been waiting for. Read More

California Today: Airbnb, a Hometown Success (and Villain)

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Airbnb sues San Francisco over new rental legislation

 Airbnb is taking its beef with the city of San Francisco to court. The short-term rental company filed suit today over a new law that requires Airbnb to verify that … Continue Reading →