July 14, 2016
ALBANY — Airbnb on Friday is set to unleash an ad campaign opposing a bill designed to crack down on the home-sharing industry in New York City. Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, the Manhattan Democrat who sponsored the legislation, questioned why Airbnb is fighting so hard to kill a bill dealing with the illegal posting of housing units. “Obviously if they’re willing to spend seven figures to urge the governor to veto the bill, it just shows what an integral part of their business model the advertising of illegal units is,” Rosenthal said….
Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/airbnb-unveil-new-ad-campaign-cuomo-veto-crackdown-article-1.2712156