• Craigslist is killing off its Personals ads to keep sex traffickers at bay

    4 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    Craigslist, the global classified ad site, is shuttering its Personal section for its US listings. The decision was taken in response to Congress passing the FOSTA bill from 2017 that makes sites liable for facilitating sex trafficking. The site has previously come under fire - as far back as 2010 - for allowing users to post ads offering prostitution services involving adults as well as children. And last year, when a Senate bill called the Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act was approved by the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, the company hired five lobbyists - its first...
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  • Craigslist axes personal ads after sex trafficking bill passes - CNET

    Craigslist axes personal ads after sex trafficking bill passes - CNET

    4 monthes ago - By CNET

    Legislation is intended is to curb online sex trafficking by holding website operators more accountable for their users' activities.
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