Trump Signs 'FOSTA’ Into Law, Enabling Internet Censorship That Puts Sex Workers at Risk

Trump Signs 'FOSTA’ Into Law, Enabling Internet Censorship That Puts Sex Workers at Risk

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) President Donald Trump signed a controversial invoice immediately that’s designed to fight intercourse trafficking on-line, however has incited sturdy opposition from intercourse staff who say that the regulation, if enacted, will jeopardize their security. The new regulation, the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act or FOSTA, carves out exceptions to the […]

Congress simply legalized intercourse censorship: What to know

The Senate has handed the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, or SESTA, and tacked-on FOSTA (Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act), by a vote of 97–2. Lawmakers didn’t fact-check the invoice’s claims, analysis the spiritual neocons behind it, nor did they hearken to constituents. Significant organizations, together with the Department of […]

Reddit bans its DarkNetMarkets subreddit

Reddit bans its DarkNetMarkets subreddit

Reddit has formally banned the R/DarkNetMarkets and different communities devoted to unlawful darkish net markets. Users making an attempt to entry the neighborhood will merely be met with a message stating that the subreddit has been banned because of a violation of Reddit’s neighborhood requirements. Prior to the ban, the subreddit had 160,000 readers, however […]

Missed Connections: Craigslist Drops Personal Ads Because of Sex Trafficking Bill

Missed Connections: Craigslist Drops Personal Ads Because of Sex Trafficking Bill

“Any tool or service can be misused,” Craigslist said in the statement. “We can’t take such risk without jeopardizing all our other services, so we are regretfully taking Craigslist personals offline. Hopefully we can bring them back some day. To the millions of spouses, partners, and couples who met through Craigslist, we wish you every […]

Craigslist, Reddit prep to face legal woes from FOSTA sex-trafficking bill

Craigslist, Reddit prep to face authorized woes from FOSTA sex-trafficking invoice

Although the Personals part on Craigslist seems to be visually intact for now, clicking any related hyperlink will reveal that the part is shut down due the FOSTA invoice (HR 1865) simply permitted by the Senate. The invoice holds web sites accountable for the actions of its customers, forcing websites to censor people else face […]

Craigslist Is Shutting Down Its Personals Section

Craigslist Is Shutting Down Its Personals Section

In response to the Senate passing H.R.1865, an anti-online intercourse trafficking invoice that has the potential to significantly hurt consenting, grownup intercourse employees, Craigslist has shuttered its all of its personals sections. Even the platonic ones. Early Friday morning, Craigslist made a public post concerning the invoice generally referred to as FOSTA (Fight Online Sex […]

Craigslist personals shut down indefinitely due to recently passed 'FOSTA'

Craigslist personals shut down indefinitely as a consequence of lately handed 'FOSTA'

The personals part of Craigslist was shut down indefinitely by its administration on Thursday, a response to Congress’s passage of a regulation that holds web sites accountable for customers who misuse private adverts. No extra “casual encounters” or “missed connections” (or something underneath their personals umbrella) for anybody till a lot-further discover. It’s all simply […]