Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018
Category: fosta

Trump signs controversial anti-sex-trafficking bill

A few weeks after passing both the Senate and House with an overwhelming majority, the controversial Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) has been signed into law. In spite of only becoming official today, the bill has already begun to have a profound impact around the Web. Craigslist notably shuttered […]

The government seizes Backpage.com

Visitors to Backpage.com today were greeted by a simple message from the U.S. Department of Justice, noting that it had seized the classifieds site. According to the static image, the move was a joint effort that included the FBI, IRS and the U.S Postal Inspection Service. The action, while brash, perhaps wasn’t unexpected. The site has […]