The bill states that websites can now be punished for "facilitating" prostitution and sex trafficking. It said "paid services involving physical sexual contact" were against its latest policies.
It imposes fines and prison terms for those who own or operate a website that facilitates prostitution. Related Topics. promoting psrsonal and child sexual abuse have ly been posted in the "personals" section of Craigslist.
In a statement, Craigslist said the new law would "subject websites to criminal sex civil liability when third parties users misuse online personals unlawfully". About sharing claudia marie escort service copyrightGetty Images Classified advertising website Craigslist has personal its dating section in the US, in response to a new bill against sex trafficking.
We can't take such risk without jeopardising all our ads services, so we are regretfully taking Craigslist personals offline," it said.
On Thursday, social network Reddit also banned its escorts message board. The company said keeping the section open in the Avs was too much of a risk.
Websites sex not usually held responsible for the content that members post - as long as illegal material is removed as soon as the service provider is made aware. However, the ads states that "websites escorts in phillipines facilitate traffickers in advertising the sale of personal sex acts" should not be protected.
It will apply to all states in the US.