Airbnb isn’t letting neo-Nazis take advantage of its services, Gizmodo reported early Monday.
The home-sharing platform has deleted the accounts of suspected attendees of the United The Right, an event to be held in Charlottesville, Virginia this Saturday. The event is being organized by The Daily Stormer, a racist website.
Gizmodo cited tweets about the issue that included screenshots of emails from Airbnb about the user’s account being in “violation of our Terms of Service.”
Airbnb’s terms include a non-discrimination policy called the “Airbnb Community Commitment.” This commitment, which all Airbnb users must sign on to in order to use the platform, is about belonging and was part of an ad campaign last year. It came after several reports alleging racism among its hosts. Read more…