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The fight against sex trafficking is bigger than Backpage - CNN InternationalThe fight against sex trafficking is bigger than Backpage - CNN International
(CNN) On January 9, after an investigation lasting over 21 months, a Senate subcommittee published a scathing report, finding that classified ads website Backpage.com knowingly facilitated online child sex trafficking on the "adult" section of its website.
 
Photos: Protesters Rally For Sex Workers Rights After Backpage Shutters Adult Section - ChicagoistPhotos: Protesters Rally For Sex Workers Rights After Backpage Shutters Adult Section - Chicagoist
The adult section of the classified ads site Backpage.com has been a popular place for sex workers around the country to advertise, and many are arguing that the federal government's decision to curtail their ability to advertise on the site is making ...
 
Closing Backpage.com good for community, area police officials say - Chicago TribuneClosing Backpage.com good for community, area police officials say - Chicago Tribune
Suburban police departments applaud the closure of the adult ads section of Backpage.com, one of the world's largest classified ad websites and a frequent target in the political battle against sex trafficking. But they also acknowledge they are losing ...
 
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 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 Sex Trafficker Caught In Dominican Republic « CBS ... - CBS LocalBackpage.com Sex Trafficker Caught In Dominican Republic « CBS ... - CBS Local
A 28-year-old man who fled the country after he was charged with using Backpage.com for sex trafficking of a teenage girl in Texas is behind bars.
 
Police: Man connects with woman through Backpage.com, robs her ... - 13newsnow.comPolice: Man connects with woman through Backpage.com, robs her ... - 13newsnow.com
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Investigators have arrested a man who they say robbed a woman at a hotel after answering her Backpage.com social media ...
 
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 ...
 
2 women jailed after sting at South Texas spa listed on Backpage.com - mySanAntonio.com2 women jailed after sting at South Texas spa listed on Backpage.com - mySanAntonio.com
Eun Ha Fuller, 40, was charged with prostitution Jan. 13, 2017, after police conducted a search at VIP Spa in Harlingen, Texas. Photo: Harlingen Police ...