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Airbnb Can't Dodge Aimco's Illegal Sublease Claims in Miami

Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.

Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.

Photographer: Christina Mendenhall/Bloomberg

Airbnb Inc., having escaped a major U.S. landlord’s lawsuit over partying tourists at high-end Los Angeles apartments, will have to defend itself against the same allegations by the same landlord in Miami.

A Florida state court judge on Wednesday denied Airbnb’s request to throw out Apartment Investment & Management Co.’s claims under the Communications Decency Act, a federal statute that shields online service providers from lawsuits over content posted by their users.