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Reasons not to use Airbnb

Airbnb requires you to run nonfree software (an app, or Javascript). It puts you in a data base easily available to Big Brother (just like a hotel).

Even worse, it may reject you unless you have a Google, LinkedIn or Facebook account. And if it is a Facebook account, you have to be used the way Facebook wants you to be used, telling Facebook about lots of relationships.

In May 2016, Airbnb inserted a mandatory arbitration requirement, requiring those offering housing to accept arbitration for any dispute with the company.

Airbnb rents rooms in Israel's colonies in Palestinian territory.

Seizing land from the people of an occupied territory and settling people from the occupying power there violates the Geneva Conventions.

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