Technology Setback for Airbnb as top executive quit over Chinese data policies: Report Updated : November 21, 2020 11:58 AM IST For years, Airbnb has disclosed that it shares information such as phone numbers and email addresses with the Chinese government when a user books a rental in China. Airbnb did not respond to the report, probably because it is in a "quiet period" after announcing it is going to file for an IPO. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.