Sabre slams “highly speculative” media report alleging company is helping FBI spy on travellers
The article in question also speculated that the travel tech company could also end up using its data trove to help track and eradicate COVID-19.
Airbnb recommends noise-monitoring devices to hosts
Remember when we were all horrified about Airbnb hosts spying on guests? Now the platform is encouraging spying. Well, sort of.
Venice uses mobile phones, surveillance cameras to track tourist movements
Be sure to clear your search history before your next trip to Venice, because officials have started gathering mobile data from tourists.
Chinese authorities are installing a surveillance app on tourists’ phones, investigation finds
Border officers are reportedly installing a surveillance app on tourists’ phones before they cross certain borders, giving authorities access to text messages, phone logs, calendar entries and other pieces of data.
Airbnb urged to enforce tougher regulations after holidaying family discovers hidden camera
by Ali Coulton
The home sharing giant has since admitted it didn’t handle the situation as well as it could have. Yikes.
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