The anti-sex trafficking movement shows an alarming lack of understanding of how the internet works. We are fighting a war that can't be won online. There is a better way â€“ if we embrace technology instead of running from it.
Nicholas D. Kristof was wrong about the most devastating fact in his Sunday column in The New York Times regarding Backpage.com, says Village Voice Media.
The reality of sex marketing is more complicated than Nicholas Kristof admits.
New York Times columnist David Carr says of the battle over online sex ads, "If Backpage.com retreats ... some other alternative will immediately take its place."
If we are really serious about stopping trafficking, we need to start caring about the lives of sex workers.
A coalition of 36 clergy members placed a full-page ad in The New York Times demanding the closure of the Backpage.com adult classified section.
A federal judge in St. Louis dismissed the suit brought by a teenage sex trafficking victim, affirming that websites cannot be held liable for content posted by users.
See video and transcript of CNN's Amber Lyon helping her sex trafficking source, FAIR Fund, raise money.
Fake study, real impact.
In a proactive effort to protect its advertisers, users, and minors Backpage.com calls for creation of national task force to fight illegal users of online classified sites.