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Reno man poses as woman on craigslist to rape lesbians

Reno man accused of posing as woman on Craigslist, sexually assaulting victim: Man arrested for sexual assault and coercion: Craigslist never ceases to amaze me in the levels of depravity its users will sink to. Case in point, take 31-year-old David Schmitt of Reno, Nevada. Police say that Schmitt would pose as a woman on …

Facebook monitors its content, why can’t classifieds sites?

Facebook provides rare peek at how site is policed: Recently Facebook allowed the media to have a glimpse at its content monitoring structure. Facebook says that they employ hundreds of people in order to keep the site free of harassment, porn, spam and threats among other things. In a posting accompanying the chart on Tuesday, …

Just for the record…

…not only has Craig Newmark blocked me from his twitter account he’s also blocked me on his Facebook as well. If anyone wants to post the stories from my site on Craig’s Facebook page you have my permission.

Buckmaster Blogs: Throwing eBay under the bus

Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster seems perturbed in this blog post on the official craigslist blog about a Facebook group. The Facebook group is entitled Stop Craigslist Human Trafficking – Choose Ebay Classifieds. Before I get to Jimmy B I have to address this Facebook group. While eBay Classifieds (the former Kijiji in the US) has …

Craig refuses to respond to human trafficking victims

Sex-trafficking opponents fight Craigslist’s ‘adult services’ ads: I originally posted about ‘AK’, ‘MC’ and the Rebecca Project here. On that post I told you about how the Rebecca Project posted a full-page ad in the San Francisco Chronicle telling the stories of AK and MC and how they were victims of human trafficking that took …

Facebook’s porn police

Walking the Cyberbeat: This is a great article from Newsweek about how Facebook employs a staff to keep pornographic content off of their users’ profiles. If Facebook can employ a staff to prevent the millions of its users from having porn on their profiles couldn’t craigslist hire a staff to review the ads in its …