February 12, 2016
Back in November, in an attempt to prove that it’s okay with transparency (and that its users are all above board, despite evidence/criticism to the contrary), Airbnb released a year’s worth of data that it had accrued on listings in New York City. The data revealed many things about NYC hosts—including that many of them are operating illegal listings—but a team of independent researchers is now alleging that those facts weren’t entirely accurate….
Source: http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2016/02/12/airbnb_may_have_deleted_nyc_listings_to_bolster_its_image.php