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Craigslist Prostitues Viciously Assaulted, Robbed in Manhattan Hotels

Posted 07.07.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) — Two prostitutes were assaulted and robbed in hotel rooms by a man responding to their online ads, and police on Friday...

Congress Wants To Hear Why Craigslist Removed ‘Adult Services' Section

wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Craigslist is set to break its silence on why it abruptly took down its Adult Services section Aug. 30, as its director of law enforcement relations a...

Craigslist Removes 'Censored' Bar From Site

CNET News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

After the mysterious disappearance of its Adult Services section, Craigslist uttered a symbolic protest by replacing it with a black bar that read "ce...

Craigslist Faces New Wave Of Political Attacks

CNET News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A year ago, Craigslist founder Craig Newmark was busy touting e-government, promoting neighborhood social networks, and blogging about squirrel-proofi...

Craigslist Accused Of Being Child Prostitution Hub

The Guardian | Chris McGreal in Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The online classified advertising site, Craigslist, is facing accusations that it has become a hub for underage prostitution after two young women pla...

Craigslist Adult Services Shutdown: It's About Human Rights

Malika Saada Saar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Malika Saada Saar

That's why it was so critical to take down what became the "Walmart" of child prostitution and sex trafficking online. It is now less convenient, easy, and normative to sell girls online.

How Censoring Craigslist Helps Pimps, Child Traffickers and Other Abusive Scumbags

danah boyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
danah boyd

Craigslist is not a pimp, but a public perch from which law enforcement can watch without being seen. It's a lot easier to set up stings online, posing as buyers or sellers and luring scumbags into making the wrong move.