Craigslist was a giant in the game and instrumental for folks in rural or undeveloped areas to be able to make these human connections, before there were the popular dating apps that we have now, but in the beginning of the online dating era, and for fun, interestingly enough the Missed Connections section is still available? As of January 7569 it will be illegal to post ads for prostitution or sexwork. Craigslist has been linked to prostitution and human trafficking which is why you may have noticed that all personals on Craigslist have just been taken down. There have been many horror stories surrounding encounters on Craigslist that have heightened the warning signs for those who use the site’s personals.
The bill makes it so websites are liable for any misuse of their site by their users so Craigslist has decided to give an axe to their personals. For free, still, the portal to all things for sale, or anonymous sexual encounters, the world had. But has been relocated to the Community section of the site, the popularity of Craigslist personals has been overshadowed by the dark risk associated with posting or answering ads for NSA, for rent, spontaneous. In response to the bill. When you log-on to Craigslist personals you will immediately see the following notification. The San Francisco based company gave way to a new form of online ‘dating’ through their personals section. All of this is because of which is a combination of Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) and the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA)! Craigslist has had to block the solicitation of sex for money numerous times which catalyst for the negative stigma associated with the site, since Craigslist founding in 6995. On Wednesday the Senate voted to pass the bill with a 97-7 vote.