New York subpoenas Airbnb for data on all local hosts

New York and Airbnb continue to clash over when residents should be able to rent out their apartments. The state’s attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, has now subpoenaed data about all Airbnb hosts within New York, the rental service says. According to New York Daily News, Airbnb must turn over the data by today. But Airbnb says that it’s hoping not to have to do that. “This demand is unreasonably broad and we will fight it with everything we’ve got,” David Hantman, Airbnb’s head of global public policy, writes in a blog post yesterday.

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