Airbnb has announced it will hide guests’ names to fight racial discrimination after being sued by three Black women – but only in one US state.
Airbnb hosts in Oregon will see only guests’ initials, instead of their first name, until a booking is confirmed.
The move follows a 2019 settlement where three Portland-area women sued the company. The Black women claimed hosts were allowed to discriminate against and reject customers based on race.
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