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'''Hospitality exchange''' is probably as old as humanity.  It's part of muslim culture.  In the 20th century Servas was probably the first organized way for exchanging hospitality.  In the late 20th century several online hospitality exchange networks popping up:
* [http://www.couchsurfing.org/ couchsurfing.org] (biggest network, started in the spirit of free software)
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* [http://deutsch.hospitalityclub.org/indexdeu.htm hospitalityclub.org] (controversial)
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* [https://www.bewelcome.org/ bewelcome.org] (a fork of Hospitalityclub, [[free software]])
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* [http://www.couchsurfing.com/ couchsurfing.com] - biggest network, some minor controversies (501(c)3 status, organizational transparency)
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* [http://deutsch.hospitalityclub.org/indexdeu.htm hospitalityclub.org] (quite controversial)

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Hospitality exchange is probably as old as humanity. It's part of muslim culture. In the 20th century Servas was probably the first organized way for exchanging hospitality. In the late 20th century several online hospitality exchange networks popping up: