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His Airbnb hosts made him uneasy, so he tried to leave. But he didn’t make it far, police sayAn Australian man using Airbnb to rent a room was allegedly raped and killed by three men...

Many cities are now looking at regulating this industry. Including having a license if you rent a property for less than 30 to 90 days. Making companies like Airbnb adhere to rules and laws under a hospitality license would be a logical course of action.

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I'd never heard of them till I saw your link. I do think they should be regulated to hopefully stop this kind of activity. Seems kind of odd that they aren't. I haven't ever even thought of using a service like this, so this is all new to me.

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Rooster 22 days ago

In response to “I'd never heard of them till I saw your link...

That's exactly what I was about to write!

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Budwick 22 days ago

In response to “That's //exactly// what I was about to write!

Have you heard of them? I sure haven't!

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Rooster 22 days ago

In response to “Have you heard of them? I sure haven't!

I've heard of Bed and Breakfast places of course. Not that AirBNB though.

I remember when I was in highschool and kids were making plans to go to Europe. Some stayed at places called Youth Hostels (sp?) Similar to the BNB concept, but well vetted as I recall.

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Budwick 22 days ago

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Jeez, Rooster!
I don't think that's the same one my friends went to. Although, I haven't seen them in a while.

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Budwick 22 days ago

In response to “Jeez, Rooster! I don't think that's the same...

Just couldn't resist throwing that out there! LOL

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Rooster 22 days ago

In response to “Just couldn't resist throwing that out there! LOL

You can be one sick puppy!

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Budwick 22 days ago

In response to “You can be one sick puppy!

Yep! (shh)

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Rooster 22 days ago

In response to “I've heard of Bed and Breakfast places of...

I wish people would type the real words instead of the crazy initials of unknown things??

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LorraineTwevlehundredRaineTwelvehundred 19 days ago

In response to “I wish people would type the real words...

I think AirBNB is a thing though - not just an acronym.

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Budwick 18 days ago

In response to “I wish people would type the real words...

The name is what it is.

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Dar 15 days ago

You couldnt pay me to stay at a strangers house.
Ive been aware of airbnb for some time. I dont see how it can be properly regulated. Nor can they possibly screen every host or guest.
This concept was begging for tragic results.

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Carla 22 days ago

A nice safe hilton or Ramada will do fine for my traveling.

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LorraineTwevlehundredRaineTwelvehundred 19 days ago

They're already escaping many of the rules that govern other host services. Hotels provide their own security. It's up to the BnB to provide security.
It's like Uber and Lyft. They will take advantage of the market until regulations make them act like professionals.

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urwutuis 18 days ago

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