- What role, if any, does the Internet play in building the demand for sex trafficking?
- — Alabi Michael (@TheMidasMichael)Mon, Jan 23 2017 20:44:49
- — Mary Anne Franks (@ma_franks)Mon, Jan 23 2017 20:28:34.@AJStream Yes. The same federal law that protects social media sites from liability for user conduct protects sites selling children.
- — Neslihan Kurosawa (@neskurosawa)Tue, Jan 24 2017 12:24:48
- — Content Leader Pryor (@DanielPryorr)Mon, Jan 23 2017 22:21:27@KameliaKilawan It's a mixed bag - the internet can facilitate trafficking but has also proven valuable in efforts to combat it.
- — Maq Muqeeth (@MaqMuqeeth)Mon, Jan 23 2017 23:23:26@AJStream Web is just a platform. Laws should be enforced at every border with special teams to eye on any suspicious traveller with kids.
- Thoughts on Communications Decency Act: Section 230: What role does the Communications Decency Act play in helping classified ad websites escape liability from sex trafficking?
- — Suzanne Ferguson (@LAWGRRLTX)Tue, Jan 24 2017 03:36:01@KameliaKilawan @AJStream where criminal solicitation = free speech. See recent shutdown of #backpage.com and read http://trenchreynolds.com/tag/children-of-the-night/ …
- — Jerome Elam (@JeromeElam)Mon, Jan 23 2017 20:01:17@KameliaKilawan Absolutely! CDA 230 has to be amended. Websites need to be held accountable before they remove language that clearly
- — Jerome Elam (@JeromeElam)Mon, Jan 23 2017 20:04:26@KameliaKilawan described underage victims. Just like the tobacco industry was finally held accountable so will these websites who know
- — Mary Anne Franks (@ma_franks)Mon, Jan 23 2017 20:32:23
- What impact has shutting down Backpage’s adult ads had on the demand for sex trafficking and sex work?
- — Content Leader Pryor (@DanielPryorr)Mon, Jan 23 2017 22:21:42@KameliaKilawan Going after Backpage is a bad response - it incentivizes sex traffickers to use methods that are harder to trace.
- — Carol Robles Roman (@CRoblesRoman)Mon, Jan 23 2017 21:11:38They have not shut down the adult ads. This publicity stunt moved them to another section of the site. https://twitter.com/kameliakilawan/status/823605195158540292 …
- — Kelly Hayes (@MsKellyMHayes)Mon, Jan 23 2017 19:31:25@KameliaKilawan that. This was a showboating, moralistic performance that people in Washington could high five each other over in public.
- — Kelly Hayes (@MsKellyMHayes)Mon, Jan 23 2017 19:32:35@KameliaKilawan They've been at this too long to think shutting down an adult ad section will actually help save trafficking victims.
- Any thoughts on whether #Backpage is complicit if words like "Lolita" are stripped from an ad?
- — Mary Anne Franks (@ma_franks)Mon, Jan 23 2017 22:29:32
- — Mary Anne Franks (@ma_franks)Mon, Jan 23 2017 23:04:04
- Do you believe websites that feature sex ads should verify the identities of those who place them?
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