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Airbnb: Outside Washington plotting Biden swearing-in

Shortly before the swearing in of their new President USA, Joe Biden, which will take place on January 20, Airbnb is taking steps to deter so-called US hate groups, such as Proud Boys, to be in Washington and cause unrest that day. The electronics platform rental house prepared a plan with the name Capitol Safety.

Biden swearing in

As Airbnb announced on January 11, it is deleting them accounts of those who have been named not only by the forces security but also by the media as those involved in attack on Capitol. In addition, those who visit the US capital, stay on a property rented through the company and are members of hate groups or plan violence during the swearing-in of Biden, may suffer legal consequences from Airbnb.

This is another of the leading technological Companies who decide to take a stand in practice and oppose the attempt to create unrest at the expense of democratic processes in Washington.

Attack Capitol, January 6, 2021

Specifically, the company pointed out in its relevant announcement the following: "When we learn from the media or law enforcement sources the names of people who were confirmed to be responsible for the violent criminal activity in the US Capitol on January 6, we investigate whether these people have an Airbnb account. This includes the reference to archives January 6 arrests by DC Metro police. "If people have an Airbnb account, we take action, which includes banning the use of the platform."

In addition, Airbnb is reviewing bookings made in the DC area. If someone related to a hate group makes a reservation, the company will cancel that reservation and exclude the person who made it. You can see in more detail the complete list of actions carried out by Airbnb on its official site.


Airbnb is not the only company that makes traveling to Washington more difficult on the day of Biden's inauguration. His supporters Tramp had used the GoFundMe to raise money to pay for travel to the US capital for the January 6 attacks. Now, the platform is deducting travel fundraisers to prevent violent travel.

A GoFundMe spokesman told BuzzFeed News: "Due to the violence, GoFundMe has removed many fundraisers to raise money for travel expenses. "GoFundMe will remove travel fundraisers for a future political event where there is a risk of violence from participants."


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