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Airbnb probed for antitrust violations in Japan

Agents allegedly prevented from listing on other websites

College students from Taiwan stay at an Airbnb home in Tokyo. The company said 5.85 million guests used its platform in Japan last year.

TOKYO -- Airbnb is under investigation in Japan for possibly breaching antitrust law, suspected of making agents for hosts promise not to use rival home-sharing platforms.

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