DTNS 3326 – Airbnb On The Side of Caution

How should Airbnb handle people with criminal convictions. Should all data be made relevant or just the most recent or the most serious? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja. MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through Apple Podcasts. A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible. If you are willing to support the show or give as little as 5 cents a day on Patreon. Thank you! Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme! Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo! Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes! Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit Show Notes
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