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Airbnb Launches New Anti-Discrimination Policies

In an effort to curb the culture of discrimination enabled on its platform, Airbnb will roll out new features to ensure better service for minorities.
September 17, 2016, 1pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Airbnb may finally be making good on its promise to 'take swift action' to redress recent user complaints of discrimination," reports Victoria M. Massie.

The company recently announced that beginning October 1, "it will be implementing an 'open doors' policy whereby it will find accommodations for people who were not able to book a listing due to discrimination."

In reponse to online criticism, Airbnb recently conducted a "top-down review," and produced a 32 page-report that is released along with the announcement of the new policy.

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Published on Friday, September 9, 2016 in Vox
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