December 16, 2015
Airbnb is facing a new lawsuit over a hidden camera in a rented apartment. Filed yesterday in Northern California District Court, the case concerns an Irvine, California apartment with a wireless camera allegedly installed in the living room. The plaintiff, a German woman named Yvonne Schumacher, says she was unaware of the camera, which allegedly captured both naked footage and private conversations. The case brings two charges of negligence against Airbnb itself, as well as charges of wiretapping, privacy intrusion, and infliction of emotional distress against the couple who rented the homeā€¦