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Mealey's Data Privacy - Airbnb, HomeAway Say New York Data-Sharing Ordinance Violates 4th Amendment, SCA

NEW YORK - Online home-sharing platform providers Airbnb Inc. and HomeAway.com Inc. filed briefs in New York federal court on Oct. 1 supporting their motions to enjoin enactment of a New York City ordinance requiring them to provide the city with certain information of rental property owners, which they say violates the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the Stored Communications Act (SCA) (Airbnb Inc. v. New York, No. 1:18-cv-07712, S.D. N.Y., and HomeAway.com Inc. v. New York, No. 1:18-cv-07742, S.D. N.Y.).