(London Guardian) A Boston college student is in trouble with his school for trying to rent out his dorm room on the accommodation website Airbnb.
The student listed his dorm room at Emerson College in downtown Boston on the site in January, according to a petition on the website Change.org tiled "Free Jack Worth", which is asking the school to drop disciplinary proceedings against him.
"There is nothing criminal with providing cheap housing to travellers," said a supporter and fellow student, Ari Howorth, on the petition. "Jack Worth gave travellers from far and wide a taste of Boston life and the Emerson experience simply because he wanted to help those who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford to stay in the downtown area."
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