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Backpage Shuts Down Adult Ads, Citing Government Pressure

Post by starchild5 » January 11th, 2017, 2:52 am

WTF...This is what we all been talking about...and in few days..they shut it down... :shock: :shock:

Jewmerica is sex prison planet...Only Jews are allowed to f*ck via Porn while ordinary Americans suffer...

They did the same in India and rapes have increased like 1000%, crime is up, men are depressed...this time the excuse is minors, child trafficking....

Backpage Shuts Down Adult Ads In The U.S., Citing Government Pressure

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/ ... t-pressure

The online classified website Backpage.com said it has suspended its adult ad pages, citing government pressure about the content being shared there.

A 2016 Senate report called the website the "largest commercial sex services advertising platform in the United States" and said that "Backpage officials have publicly acknowledged that criminals use the website for sex trafficking, including trafficking of minors."

The report also accused Backpage of not complying with congressional requests for information about its revenue.

On Tuesday, links to advertisements for escort services in U.S. cities linked instead to a press release from the company as well as links to the websites of organizations that advocate for free speech rights.

In the press release, the company wrote it had suspended adult content as a "direct result of unconstitutional government censorship":

"For years, the legal system protecting freedom of speech prevailed, but new government tactics, including pressuring credit card companies to cease doing business with Backpage, have left the company with no other choice but to remove the content in the United States."
Escort advertisement links appeared to remain active for cities outside the U.S., including in Canada.

Around the world, Backpage also hosts advertisements for goods and services other than sex, including child care, housing and auto parts.

CEO Of Backpage.com Arrested, Charged With Pimping
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CEO Of Backpage.com Arrested, Charged With Pimping
In October, the CEO of Backpage.com, Carl Ferrer, was arrested in Houston and dozens of law enforcement officers then searched Backpage's Dallas headquarters, as we reported.

"Ferrer, 55, is charged with pimping a minor, pimping and conspiracy to commit pimping. Two controlling shareholders of Backpage — Michael Lacey and James Larkin — also are charged with conspiracy to commit pimping," NPR's Camila Domonoske reported.

The website's owners have faced similar charges in California and Washington, according to The Associated Press.

The California complaint alleged Backpage.com didn't just host ads for sex, some of which were trafficking minors, because the site helped advertisers write ads that would elicit clicks.

"The Washington state Supreme Court similarly ruled last year that the company didn't just host the ads, but helped develop the content," the AP reported. "That ruling allowed a civil lawsuit to continue by three minors who attorneys said were in the seventh and ninth grades when adult professional sex traffickers used Backpage to sell them as prostitutes."

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Re: Backpage Shuts Down Adult Ads, Citing Government Pressur

Post by drealm » January 11th, 2017, 7:34 am

First craigslist, then redbook, now backpage. It's really drying up here.

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Re: Backpage Shuts Down Adult Ads, Citing Government Pressur

Post by Nailer » January 11th, 2017, 4:26 pm

I'm not a fan of prostitution, but it's obvious that at some point in the development of Anglo culture the rulers figured out they could increase economic output by artificially limiting the supply of sex. It's the most Puritan sex-negative cultures that are now the most feminist.

Before you were expected to work hard and support a wife and children, and now you are expected to work hard and support an ex-wife through alimony or multiple women you have never met through taxes.
Coming back to life.

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