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Backpage Is Bad. Banning It Would Be Worse. - Daily BeastBackpage Is Bad. Banning It Would Be Worse. - Daily Beast
On Monday, the advertising website Backpage.com shuttered its adult ads section, leaving bewildered escorts, sex workers, and clients in the lurch. In lieu of countless ads and bulletins, the page now boasts a single, blood red heading: “CENSORED: The ...
 
Emotional Senate Hearing Finds Backpage.com Complicit in Underage Sex Trafficking as Victim's Families Testify - ABC NewsEmotional Senate Hearing Finds Backpage.com Complicit in Underage Sex Trafficking as Victim's Families Testify - ABC News
10 was a day of reckoning on Capitol Hill for the controversial classified site Backpage.com, as the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations released a new report saying that Backpage had knowingly facilitated underage trafficking on its site ...
 
Backpage.com shuts down adult services ads after relentless pressure from authorities - Washington PostBackpage.com shuts down adult services ads after relentless pressure from authorities - Washington Post
Fighting accusations from members of Congress that it facilitated child sex trafficking, the classified advertising site Backpage.com abruptly closed its adult advertising section in the United States on Monday, saying years of government pressure left ...
 
Backpage eliminates sex ads, fight continues for law enforcement - Sioux Falls Argus LeaderBackpage eliminates sex ads, fight continues for law enforcement - Sioux Falls Argus Leader
The portion of an online avenue with a reputation for ads facilitating sex trafficking has been suspended. Backpage.com recently eliminated ads from its escort section, a portion of the website often used for illegal commercial sex activity. But ...
 
Myrtle Beach police support decision to shut down Backpage.com ... - Myrtle Beach Sun NewsMyrtle Beach police support decision to shut down Backpage.com ... - Myrtle Beach Sun News
Backpage.com, a popular classified advertisement site, is ending the use of its adult advertisement section, a decision that is supported by the Myrtle Beach ...
 
Government Pressure Shutters Backpage's Adult Services Section - EFFGovernment Pressure Shutters Backpage's Adult Services Section - EFF
Succumbing to years of government pressure, the online classified ads website Backpage.com has shut down its adult services section. Just like Craigslist before it, Backpage faced the difficult choice of censoring an entire forum for online speech ...
 
Law Enforcement's Backpage Problem - Pacific Standard - Pacific StandardLaw Enforcement's Backpage Problem - Pacific Standard - Pacific Standard
On Monday, online advertising directory Backpage announced it was shutting down its “adult services” page. The news was hailed as a victory by Republican ...
 
2 Charged in Alleged Involvement in Sex Trafficking Using ... - KSTP.com2 Charged in Alleged Involvement in Sex Trafficking Using ... - KSTP.com
Two Minnesota residents are charged for their alleged involvement in sex trafficking using both Facebook and Backpage.com. Authorities say the two men were ...
 
Why Airbnb shouldn't be held liable for its ads (but Backpage.com should) - Los Angeles TimesWhy Airbnb shouldn't be held liable for its ads (but Backpage.com should) - Los Angeles Times
Hoping to protect innovation online, Congress included in a 1996 telecommunications law a provision that has shielded countless websites from lawsuits. The provision holds sites responsible only for the content they create, not material posted by their ...
 
Backpage Censored by Government, Forced to Shut Down Adult ... - The MerkleBackpage Censored by Government, Forced to Shut Down Adult ... - The Merkle
Leading classified advertising website Backpage was forced to shut down its adult section last week, after it fell victim to a government inspection and crackdown ...