Craigslist has pulled the plug on its personals section after congress passed a bill meant to stop sex traffickers.
Congress approved the new law to curb sex trafficking, but opponents warned that it would dampen online speech a senate cosponsor argued in support of the bill in this article legislative maneuvering over the bill began in earnest when a tech trade group opened the door to amending the communications decency act.
Us congress just passed hr 1865, “fosta”, seeking to subject websites to criminal and civil liability when third parties (users) misuse online personals unlawfully any tool or service can be misused. Craigslist, the classified ads website, has removed its personals section from its us website in response to a new sex trafficking bill. Craigslist shut off access to personals after congress passed a law to curtail sex trafficking.
Craigslist begrudgingly shuts down personals site - across america, us - the fosta law is aimed at curbing child sex trafficking, but tech companies say it chips away at protections for all internet platforms.
Craigslist has yanked its personal ads section in the wake of an anti-online sex trafficking bill that passed in congress this taking craigslist personals. Craigslist shut down their personals after an anti-sex trafficking bill passed through congress, which could have an.
Craigslist is saying goodbye to personal ads, which allowed users to seek romantic or sexual connections, after the government passed a new law aimed to stop sex trafficking. But ads seeking romance or sexual connections are no longer going to be available, after craigslist took down the personals section friday for its us site the company says it made the change because congress has passed the fight online sex trafficking act, meant to crack down on sex trafficking of children.