The business will likely shift to other adult sites, perhaps based outside the United States. He cited one explicit ad that included the phrase: Getting such ads removed from other sites is the next goal, said Malika Saada Saar, executive director of the Rebecca Project for Human Rights, a group that has been involved in pressuring Craigslist to block adult services ads.
In May , postings at Backpage. When Craigslist removed its adult-services section, postings at Backpage spiked again. Senate candidate, said Tuesday that several state attorneys general sent a joint letter to Backpage and asked that it drop its adult services section. Backpage officials quickly responded and said it would not close the adult-services section. In a blog posting, Backpage officials wrote that it would not drop the category because it had increased efforts, including working with law enforcement officials, to block ads promoting prostitution and child-trafficking.
It is our sincere hope that law enforcement and advocacy groups will find helpful partners there. John Duffield, who worked five years ago as a detective in the vice unit for the Ontario Police Department, said Craigslist was the most popular Internet site because, at the time, it was free.
The site quickly became dominated by such ads — a majority of which were thinly-veiled offerings of prostitution. This should not be treated differently. Human persons are not objects and should never be treated as such, even if their circumstances lead them to a place where they feel they have no other option than to sell themselves as such.
But way beyond that, many of the women in the sex trade industry are victims of human trafficking. Many of them are not women at all, but young girls. Many of those bought and sold via the website are sexually trafficked women and children. Reports show that Backpage facilitates this activity by editing ads to conceal the illegality of underlying criminal activity. The page also cites a statistic from the National Center on Missing and Exploited Children that shows that 73 percent of all child sex trafficking cases it has handled involved children being sold on Backpage.
That statistic comes from testimony given to the U. Another study though not cited by NCOSE from shows that roughly 70 percent of children survivors of human trafficking were sold at one time or another on Backpage. Alissa is now a year-old college senior planning to become a lawyer.
That scar was inflicted by a pimp when he gouged her cheek with a potato peeler as a warning not to escape. Her pimps are now in jail, and her anger is focused on companies, such as Backpage, which willingly facilitated her enslavement. That is one of the tamer stories. The horrors some young girls many of them barely post-pubescent face are hard to read. The child ran away with him. In less than a week, her "friend," a known pimp, had posted pictures of her online in Backpage.
She learned details of her daughter's ordeal by reading the criminal complaint filed against the man, who has pleaded not guilty. The case is being prosecuted by the office of Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, who says he has several cases against men prostituting girls as young as And the market-of-choice for these adroit pimps who enslave women and children and forcibly sell them as sexual objects was Backpage.
One of those code words was both dark and telling: Before being shuttered by authorities, Backpage enjoyed a ranking as the second largest online marketplace, with Craigslist leading the pack. Casual Encounters was also removed. But hold the applause. Any tool or service can be misused. Hopefully we can bring them back some day. To the millions of spouses, partners, and couples who met through craigslist, we wish you every happiness... A classified advertising website known as “the hub” for prostitution advertising, greysparrowpress.net serves as a virtual auction block where sex buyers can shop for. Uhhh quick question. Are there any reliable sites made for finding sexual partners who are just looking for sex? fuck if i know man, i get my girls the old fashioned way . Surprised that no one mentioned greysparrowpress.net 27 Apr The feds shuttered the notorious website for facilitating sex trafficking. “It will just take time for the next thing to come along where people can find girls. To the millions of spouses, partners, and couples who met through.