After immense pressure from attorneys general around the US, Craigslist was forced to remove its adult services ads worldwide. With many complaints that the classified ads provider was aiding the solicitation of prostitution and the section’s removal in the states, dozens of countries followed suit. Was Craigslist trying to keep the section up for free speech, or revenue? Read the full article at CNet.com
Craigslist Removes Adult Services Worldwide
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).