Airbnb received 188 requests for user information from law enforcement so far in 2016, the company said in its first transparency report.
Airbnb released the transparency report Friday and said it intends to update it annually. Other companies, like Google and Facebook, release similar reports about requests for user information from law enforcement.
In 82 of those Airbnb requests, some user data was disclosed. That gave Airbnb a compliance rate of 43.6 percent. The total requests affected 172 Airbnb user accounts.
The most requests came from France, where 42 inquiries from law enforcement led Airbnb to disclose user information in 22 cases. That involved 25 accounts. Read more…
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