always claimed it doesn’t control sex-related ads. A
contractor for the controversial classifieds website Backpage.com has been
aggressively soliciting and creating sex-related ads, despite Backpage’s
repeated insistence that it had no role in the content of ads posted on its
site, according to a trove of newly discovered documents.” Washington PostWhole article here.
avoided prosecution for listings advertising children for sex because of an FCC
regulation that makes websites like Facebook and Backpage not liable for what
people post on their site.