Saturday, July 15, 2017

New Evidence on Backpage

“Backpage has always claimed it doesn’t control sex-related ads. A contractor for the controversial classifieds website 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 Post  Whole article here.
Backpage has 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.