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AGs call on Craigslist to banish adult ads

Craigslist's adult services section is under fire once again.
Attorneys general from 17 states sent a joint letter (PDF) on Tuesday that asks the site to immediately remove the section because it promotes prostitution and child trafficking.
In the letter to Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster and founder Craig Newmark, the attorneys general state that ads for both adult and child prostitutes are "rampant" on the site. And because Craigslist cannot or will not adequately screen these ads, the attorneys general said, the section should be taken down.

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Craigslist finally joins the 21st century with an official mobile app

Craigslist might have been one of the last vestiges of the '90s web, but that all changes now as it finally has apps for Android and iOS.

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Craigslist pulls all "personal" sections from its website

The Senate has been pushing for stricter regulations on sex trafficking and the adult, consenting sex industry. Due to the Senate passing their H.R.1865 bill, or Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), which is an anti-online sex trafficking bill, the online ad-posting site Craigslist had to shut down all of their personal sections.

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NovusTerminus2251d ago

Nooo... now where will I go to laugh at creepy ads...


Facebook Marketplace – What you need to know

There's a new marketplace in town and its name is Facebook Marketplace. That's right, that Facebook.

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