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Airbnb banned neo-Nazis from booking in Charlottesville - and set a standard for how tech companies can fight hate

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Editor's Note: This story was published before the rally in Charlottesville erupted into violence on Saturday, leaving three dead and dozens injured.
This weekend, alt-righters and white supremacists will descend upon Charlottesville, Virginia, as they have throughout 2017 . But they may find themselves without a place to party.
That's thanks to Airbnb, which this week removed users who were using the service to book venues as part of their Unite the Right rally, as Gizmodo first reported .
The company learned from some of its users that Unite the Right attendees were organizing logistics...
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