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The legality of Airbnb rentals in New York City have been under fire for awhile now, and the city just fired another volley: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has released a report titled \"Airbnb in the city,\" and it's not particularly favorable. The report claims that 72-percent of all

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If you're wondering how many cities will eventually grapple with the legal issues surrounding Airbnb and other internet-based home rentals, you may not have to look much further than San Francisco. Its Board of Supervisors has passed a law that lets these services run, but regulates them to both p

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Airbnb is clearly tired of getting grief from cities that say its customers' short-term rentals are frequently illegal or otherwise a drain on the community. The company has revealed that it's in the midst of removing more than 2,000 New York City listings that aren't \"providing a quality, local e

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Canadians who love movies (but hate vowels) just received some good news: Rdio has launched Vdio in their homeland. The content and pricing is largely similar to what we've seen in the US, including major movies that cost $5.99 to rent and $19.99 to buy. There are a few glaring omissions, though -

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Microsoft revealed some details of how \"game licensing\" works on its upcoming Xbox One console, and included the tidbit that \"Loaning or renting games won't be available at launch, but we are exploring the possibilities with our partners.\" In response, Redbox has launched a site called GamingFutur

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Warner Bros. may have doubled its 28-day embargo on new releases for kiosk operators (even if they side-step it), but endangered bricks-and-mortar rental stores could be treated to the exact opposite. A rumor coming from Home Media Magazine's unnamed sources suggests the WB is going to ditch the e

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