Airbnb has become a convenient fallback position for scores of travelers who prefer the so-called online sharing economy. Last year, the company implemented a nondiscriminatory policy, but a Rutgers University study has revealed that Airbnb hosts are still more likely to reject queries from disabled travelers.
Today on Tech Tuesday: disability discrimination in the sharing economy. Also, the risks of cryptocurrency such as Bitcoins, and news from the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference.
- Mason Ameri, researcher, School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University
- Ian Bogost, professor of interactive computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
- Russell Holly, contributing editor, Android Central