How Airbnb’s Relaxed Policies Might Allow for Trafficking on Hosts’ Properties

The hospitality industry has been a hotspot for sex traffickers since its inception.

As a Houston team of attorneys that sued three major hotel chains last month on behalf of three sex trafficking victims put it, “Traffickers have long capitalized on the…industry’s refusal to adopt company-wide anti-trafficking policies…and they have exploited the seclusion and privacy of…rooms.”

According to an article shared by The Next Web, a news site focused on technology and start-ups, Airbnb, due to a policy lapse, could also be permitting sex trafficking just like other hotel chains.

Wondering how? Let’s get the facts.

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