Last week a judge in New York ruled online vacation rental site Airbnb is violating laws against running illegal hotels.
Last week a judge in New York ruled online vacation rental site Airbnb is violating laws against running illegal hotels. - 

If you're spending this Memorial Day in somebody else's house that you rented online, you might have used vacation website Airbnb -- but not in state of New York...not for long at least. Last week a judge in New York ruled the company is violating laws against running illegal hotels.

Jonathan Zittrain, co-founder of Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, says online rental websites have challenged some old expectations and regulations of room and board.

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