Technology Airbnb bans 'house parties' after Halloween shooting leaves five dead

18:27  03 november  2019
18:27  03 november  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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Airbnb has said it will ban " party houses " after a mass shooting at a California home rented through the company left five people dead . The house was reportedly booked under a pretence for a small group, before being publicised on Instagram as the venue for a Halloween party which eventually

4 dead , 4 injured at California Halloween party At least four people were shot dead at a house party in California on Halloween night, authorities said.Craig Cannon. Police have arrested five suspects in the Halloween shooting at a California Airbnb that left five partygoers dead .

Airbnb has banned the renting of properties on its service for use as "house parties." The ban, announced in a series of tweets Saturday, follows a shooting at Halloween party at a California rental that left five dead.

a blurry image of a crosswalk: Airbnb bans © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Airbnb bans "house party" rentals on its service after a deadly shooting in the San Francisco Bay Area. Getty Images

CEO Brian Chesky outlined the steps the company is taking "to combat unauthorized parties and get rid of abusive host and guest conduct." Among the steps the company is taking is the expansion of expansion of manual screening of "high-risk reservations" and creation of a dedicated "house party" rapid response team.

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Five people died after a Thursday night shooting that sent some 100 terrified partygoers running for The party at the four-bedroom house apparently was advertised on social media as an “ Airbnb One woman in tears told reporters the father of her child had been killed. She left before giving her name.

Airbnb says it will ban " party houses " after a shooting broke out in a rented home. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five -cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for 17 consecutive years.

Users who violate the new policies may be banned from the service, Chesky wrote.

"We must do better, and we will. This is unacceptable," Chesky tweeted.

The moves come after five were killed in a shooting Thursday night at a Halloween party in the San Francisco suburb of Orinda, California. The house was rented on Arbnb, and the party had been advertized on social media as a "mansion party."

The four-bedroom house was rented to a woman who told the owner that her family would use the house to escape smoke from a nearby wildfire, a source told the Associated Press. The owner said he contacted the renter after neighbors complained about a party and was heading to the house when he learned of the shooting.

a blurry image of a crosswalk: Airbnb bans © Getty Images

Airbnb bans "house party" rentals on its service after a deadly shooting in the San Francisco Bay Area.

No arrests had been made, and there was no immediate word on a motive for the attack.

Police action in Marin City linked to Halloween mass shooting at Orinda Airbnb .
Police investigating the Halloween mass shooting at an Airbnb house party in Orinda were following leads in Marin County on Thursday, according to a source familiar with the investigation. Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputies arrived to an address in Marin City, the small unincorporated community near Sausalito, in the morning in an apparent raid. KGO-TV reported that the deputies made unspecified arrests in the wake of the unsolved shooting that killed five people and injured at least four others at a home on Lucille Way in Orinda.Authorities identified the five people killed on Oct.

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