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Airbnb to test new tech that could prevent your reservation if it's deemed 'high-risk'

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

As Airbnb continues to crack down on partying at its rentals, the company says it is rolling out "new anti-party tools" in the U.S. and Canada intended to prevent some users from making reservations.
Earlier this summer, the home-rental website enacted strict anti-party measures for both Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. This kept any users that lacked positive reviews from booking an entire home listing for one-night reservations on either holiday weekend.
Then in June, Airbnb permanently banned parties at homes listed on its site for short-term rentals. In 2021 alone, more than 6,600...
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