Harvard Cyberlaw Clinic Backs Airbnb In Rowdy Guest Suit

Law360 (September 28, 2018, 5:45 PM EDT) -- Harvard Law School’s Cyberlaw Clinic has urged the Ninth Circuit not to touch a lower court decision ending a corporate landlord's lawsuit accusing Airbnb of helping tenants break building rules and host rowdy guests, saying that a revival of the suit could undermine Communications Decency Act protections of internet startups.

The law clinic’s friend of the court brief, filed Thursday and written on behalf of nonprofit technology policy group Engine Advocacy and Santa Clara University School of Law professor Eric Goldman, opposes a bid by Apartment Investment and Management Co. to revive the suit based on Aimco’s argument that the Central...

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4240 Torts to Land

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January 26, 2018

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