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Prostitution ads remain on Canadian craigslists

Prostitute ads remain on Craigslist for Canadian cities: The Canadian government is saying that while craigslist has removed the erotic services section from its site prostitution is still running rampant on craigslist. According to this article some of the ads have migrated to the therapeutic services section. This is the section that normally houses ads …

Erotic Services shut down worldwide on craigslist

Craigslist Shuts Down International “Adult Services” Sections: It seems I spoke a little too soon. It seems that craigslist has in fact pulled erotic services for all its sites worldwide. I personally went to the London, Sydney and Paris craiogslist sites and just like Canada erotic services is gone. But again casual encounters still remains. …

Craigslist removes erotic services in Canada

Craigslist removes erotic services ads: It seems that with no fanfare or press conferences that craigslist has removed its erotic services section from its Canadian websites. I went to the Toronto version of craigslist since T.O. supposedly has a big trafficking problem and sure enough not only is erotic services gone but so is the …

Erotic services removed from Singapore craigslist

. Sex ads removed from Craigslist Singapore: Craigslist has removed the erotic services section in Singapore after being asked to do so by the Media Development Authority of Singapore which as far as I can tell is some kind of government media watchdog group (read: censor). Now while I’m happy that erotic services is gone …

Ontario wants erotic services shut down now

Ontario tells Craigslist to axe prostitution ads now: Two weeks after craigslist shut down the adult services section in the U.S. the provincial government of Ontario sent a letter to craigslist asking for them to do the same in their province. Craigslist responded by asking for a meeting with government officials. The Ontario government doesn’t …

Alberta calls for craigslist crackdown

Previously I posted about how the Canadian Provinces of Ottawa and Manitoba have called for the removal of the erotic services section of craigslist in their provinces. Now the province of Alberta has also joined in the crusade. Those within the provincial government have called erotic services a “thinly veiled cover for human trafficking.” Some …

Philly man admits to slashing throat of craigslist escort

Joseph Vignola Jr. admits attacking woman he met on Craigslist: Angry looking little bastard isn’t he? Anyway this is one of those stories that I don’t know how the hell I missed it when it happened. Back in 2008 Philadelphia police arrested Joseph C. Vignola Jr. for slashing the throat of an 18-year-old woman that …

RCMP wants craigslist to remove erotic services

RCMP wants Craigslist to block erotic ads in Canada: While craigslist is in day 4 of its self-imposed ‘censorship’ the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are pressuring craigslist to remove the erotic services section in Canada. As I’ve mentioned before while craigslist has gone from erotic services to adult services to the infamous black bar erotic …

Cook County comments on craigslist changes

Craigslist still offering a ‘good time’: As we all know Cook County, Ill. Sheriff Tom Dart has filed a lawsuit against craigslist and Sheriff Dart personally called craigslist the largest pimp in the country. Well now the Cook County Sheriff’s Department is commenting on the recent ‘changes’ craigslist has put into place. “It’s a little …

An imagined craigslist board meeting

Word to the wise on craigslist: Brent Batten of the Naples Daily News posts this imagining of the craigslist board meeting where erotic services was changed to adult services. “OK, we’re getting a lot of heat over this craigslist killer thing. What should we do?” “We could get rid of the erotic services listings. You …

Is erotic services going away in Canada too?

B.C. expert says Craigslist open to changing sex ads section in Canada: According to Law professor Ben Perrin from the University of British Columbia both the RCMP and the O.P.P. (yeah, you know me) have had discussions in the past with craigslist about the erotic services section. Which as I pointed out recently is still …

craigslist CEO issues official edict about adult services

Striking a New Balance: This is the blog post on craigslist’s official blog from craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster about the new adult services section that’s supposed to be replacing the infamous erotic services section. He says that this will only apply to US versions of craigslist. So for instance the Toronto craigslist still has an …

Is erotic becoming adult?

Check this out from the front page of the Bay Area craigslist… It seems that craigslist is changing the erotic services section into the ‘adult services’ section. That’s not all that’s changed. Check out the new posting guidelines for the ‘adult services’ section… Which is all well and good but it doesn’t say who is …

AGs to meet with craigslist in NYC tomorrow

3 AGs to meet with Craigslist over sexual ads: Attorneys General from Missouri, Illinois and Connecticut, Chris Koster, Lisa Madigan and Richard Blumenthal respectively, will be meeting with representatives from craigslist in New York City tomorrow. Those three represent a group of AGs who entered into the much-lauded agreement with craigslist in November. The goal …