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Craig Newmark


Breaking: eBay classifieds sell hard core porn and more

Posted: 08/16/10 02:45 PM ET

Hey, check out the details here, but here's the gist:

As a practical example of eBay's "advanced filtering" and "family friendly" classifieds, we've been shown some ads currently live on eBay's classifieds site, which features thousands of paid ads offering various sexual acts in exchange for money (NSFW). The highly explicit photographs included in the following example ads depict young Asian females engaged in unprotected sex, along with rates and a listing of specific sex acts (in Spanish) on offer.

Gubernatorial hopeful Meg Whitman was fully aware of this business during her tenure at eBay.


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