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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...

Craigslist Adult Services Section Yanked From International Sites

AP | STEPHANIE REITZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

HARTFORD, Conn. — Craigslist has confirmed that it removed its controversial adult services section from its international sites, Connecticut's ...

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

Craigslist Tells Congress Its Adult Services Section Is Gone For Good

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — A Craigslist official told lawmakers Wednesday that the classified ad website has no plans to resume its adult services section and...

Craigslist Urged To Kill Adult Services Worldwide

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(By EVERTON BAILEY Jr., AP) HARTFORD, Conn. -- Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and national nonprofit organizations said Tuesday they...

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.

Online Prostitution Won't Be Stopped By 1 'Censored' Bar On Craigslist

AP | DAN STRUMPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Craiglist's "adult services" section has been shut down in the U.S., but prostitution on the Internet is alive and well – even,...

Craigslist's Adult Services Section Removed

AP | CHRISTOPHER LEONARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Craigslist appears to have surrendered in a legal fight over erotic ads posted on its website, shutting down its adult services section Saturday and r...

Will Craigslist Drop 'Adult Services'?

AP | EVERTON BAILEY Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

HARTFORD, Conn. — Craigslist should remove its adult services section because the website cannot adequately block potentially illegal ads promot...

Megan Waterman, Craigslist Escort, Goes Missing, Police Say

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PORTLAND, Maine -- A 22-year-old Maine woman who advertised as an escort on Craigslist and traveled regularly to New York has been missing for nearly ...