Airbnb removes dozens of accounts of neo-Nazis

Airbnb removes over 60 accounts belonging to identified neo-Nazis. 'No place' for those sympathetic to violent extremism, company says.

Arutz Sheva Staff,

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Airbnb has removed over 60 accounts belonging to individuals identified as neo-Nazis, the Daily Mail reported.

The neo-Nazis were indentified during a data dump of the online neo-Nazi group "Iron March."

In a statement to the Daily Mail, Airbnb said banning Iron March members was "a no-brainer" because "anyone sympathetic to neo-Nazi ideology and violent extremism has absolutely no place."

"When we see people on our platform pursuing behavior antithetical to our Community Commitment, we take action to prioritize the safety of our community," the spokesperson added. "Through our trust and safety systems, we are continuously seeking to proactively identify those who could put our hosts and guests at risk."

"Anyone sympathetic to neo-Nazi ideology and violent extremism has absolutely no place on Airbnb, and our community is a better place without them.

"Since launching our Community Commitment, we've removed nearly 1.2 million accounts who declined this pledge."

Iron March has been out of commission since 2017, but data on members is still available. In November, hackers infiltrated the site and published emails, IP addresses, user names, and private messages found on the site, the Daily Mail noted.




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