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|Launched||July 16, 2001|
Expedia Inc. is an online travel agency owned by Expedia Group, an American online travel shopping company based in Seattle.[verification needed] The website and mobile app can be used to book airline tickets, hotel reservations, car rentals, cruise ships, and vacation packages.
In December 2010, listings for AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle Airlines, were deleted from Expedia's site. The decision resulted from a dispute over the degree of access to the site's customers. AMR reversed its decision in April 2011, allowing tickets to once again be sold through the aggregate site.
In February 2019, TechCrunch reported that the Expedia mobile app in the iOS App Store was using session-replay functionality from Israeli firm Glassbox, to record users' activities and send the data to Expedia servers without users' informed consent, compromising users' privacy and contravening the rules of the iOS App Store.
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