San Francisco (AFP) - Home sharing site Airbnb is suing San Francisco over a new law requiring that anyone who offers their home through the rental site first register the dwelling with the city.
Under the new rule, Airbnb would be fined $1,000 a day for each listing on its site that has not been registered in advance.
Airbnb contends that the new rule -- which mandates that registrants submit the requisite paper work in person, along with a $50 fee -- violates the federal Communications Decency Act and the Stored Communications Act.
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