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Shreyas Chavan

Shreyas Chavan

Asked on 8 April, 2019

How did they find the camera?

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While searching for Wi-Fi network, Andrew Barker, who is in IT security, found out a live feed of the living room and tracked the camera hidden in the smoke detector.

Dhruv Mukopadhyay

Dhruv Mukopadhyay

Asked on 8 April, 2019

Is there any statement from the Ireland's end?

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The communication manager for Ireland's Data Protection Commission, Aoife Mullen, said that they are aware and will seek further investigation into the matter from Airbnb.

Sai Malhotra

Sai Malhotra

Asked on 8 April, 2019

Is Barker family still using Airbnb services?

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According to Nealie Barker, the family is currently in Budapest and staying in an Airbnb listing. However, she said, "We've become much more cautious now."

Trishla Das

Trishla Das

Asked on 8 April, 2019

Is a camera allowed on Airbnb property?

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According to the standards, the hosts need to inform Airbnb and guests if they are actively recording anything on the property (strictly prohibited in bathrooms and bedrooms). In case the guests are not informed or informed after their booking, Airbnb permits full refund and cancellations.

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