Couchsurfing: 'Anyone at all can travel the world'

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Some people point to possible dangers lurking inside a network of unfamiliar couches and people offering them up for free.

"I'm not sure there is a case where this would be a good idea," said Sgt. Dave Bones with the Lane County Sheriff's Office. "When you have unsuspecting people coming to you looking for something you can give them, a free place to stay or cheap stay, it may lead itself to a predator using that as an avenue to get you into their life."