Airbnb FINALLY bans cameras spying on guests—indoors, anyway

Ian Timbrell
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Airbnb, the international vacation rental app, has published a new policy which clearly states that no indoor security cameras can be placed in properties listed on their service.

This comes as good news to potential guests who can't fail to have noticed the ever-growing tally of stories in which 'hosts' (shot-let landlords) are caught out having placed cameras which seem to violate the privacy of guests. 

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