A 15-year-old interviewed in the case, who had been pimped out at age 13, told investigators that Backpage.com had posted
But in a staff report from the Investigations Committee, there's clear proof that Backpage.com officials, including Mr. Ferrer
The controversy over Backpage.com's escort service ads and their link to child sex trafficking is traveling through the state and federal courts, the financial services industry, and the court of public opinion.
We kept in touch, and Kate invited me to her New York screening of the completed documentary. (Full disclosure: I was more
The Senate vote was the first time it has issued contempt charges since 1995.
Backpage.com says it's not responsible for how third parties use their website.
If this is the "Stonewall" of sex work, let it not be the aftermath of Stonewall where a privileged minority colonizes and benefits off the work of society's "others."
The message from the federal government has largely been a threat to the lives and livelihood of US citizens, who are, it must be said, under the law, criminals.
Her mother can only hope for justice.
Major credit card companies have cut ties with the classified ad site, Backpage.com, in an attempt to curb sex trafficking. But can credit cards can make sex work safer?