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Airbnb host who canceled reservation using racist comment must pay $5,000

Airbnb host who canceled reservation using racist comment must pay $5,000
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jul/13/airbnb-california-racist-comment-penalty-asian-american

Exclusive : Tami Barker, who said she was canceling a guest’s booking because the woman was Asian, must take a course in Asian American studies An Airbnb host who canceled a woman’s reservation using a racist remark has been ordered to pay $5,000 in damages for racial discrimination and take a course in Asian American studies. Dyne Suh, a 26-year-old law clerk, had booked Tami Barker’s mountain cabin in Big Bear, California, for a skiing weekend with friends in February, but Barker canceled (...)

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