Airbnb says it’s working to block Capitol attackers from returning to Washington, DC | The Verge

1229865778.0 Airbnb says it’s working to block Capitol attackers from returning to Washington, DC | The Verge
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Ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on January 20th, Airbnb has announced actions it’s taking to prevent members of the violent mob that attacked the US Capitol on January 6th from returning to Washington, DC.

At the top of the list, Airbnb says it will ban people who were involved in the January 6th attack. “When we learn through media or law enforcement sources the names of individuals confirmed to have been responsible for the violent criminal activity at the United States Capitol on January 6, we investigate whether the named individuals have an account on Airbnb,” the company said. “This includes cross-referencing the January 6 arrest logs of D.C. Metro Police. If the individuals have an Airbnb account, we take…

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