Posts tagged "erotic services"

Craigslist’s New “Adult Services” Is The Same ‘Ol “Erotic” Thing

After the whole Craigslist Killer thing, everyone's fave website has been getting serious heat to regulate the ads on their site. So yesterday, the company announced it was nixing the "erotic services" section, and morphing it into "adult services." The diff? The company will now review each post before it goes live. How they'll do…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 14, 2009

Breaking News! Craigslist To Shut Down Erotic Services Section

Oh, no! You know what that means? "Casual Encounters" is going to be even more of a minefield to navigate. [CNN]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 13, 2009

Chicago Sheriff Sues Craigslist

The Sheriff of Cook County is suing Craiglist. Chicagoan Tom Dart claims the site cost his department $100,000 in prostitution prosecution in 2008. Monitoring the erotic services section of the site alone has yielded big busts, including a ring of four men who were pimping girls as young as fifteen! In fact, i…
By: Simcha / March 8, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Thakoon For Target, Red Lips, And Strong Handshakes

Photos showing the Thakoon Go International for Target collection are out. For clothes that are coming out in December, they're awfully summer-y. Yes, we know it's a "resort" collection, but what Target shopper vacations in Brazil at this time of year? [Nylon] Craigslist is taming its "erotic services" listings by requiring vendors of…
By: Catherine Strawn / November 7, 2008