Tag: Airbnb

Archived: Airbnb Cancels Accounts Related to Right Wing Rally

Home rental service Airbnb has been cancelling the accounts of people who booked rentals in relation to a far right wing rally in Charlottesville, Va., a move that has angered white nationalists and prompted First Amendment debates. Airbnb confirmed the cancellation and reported in a statement to NBC29 that the…

Archived: Racist Airbnb Host Invokes Trump in Hateful Tirade

A former Airbnb host has been dealt a creative punishment following racist behavior against a potential renter: a $5,000 fine and a mandatory college-level course in Asian American studies. Tami Barker is no longer allowed to rent out homes using Airbnb after the incident, at which time she told potential…