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Prostitute accused in Google exec's death

Police arrested a high-priced call girl from Georgia, who allegedly overdosed the exec with heroin on a 50-foot yacht in Santa Cruz.

By July 9, 2014


Police force plans to live-tweet its prostitution sting

The Prince George's County Police Department in Maryland decides it's public-spirited to live-tweet a round-up of those who solicit prostitutes, pictures and all. It calls its move "progressive."

By May 1, 2014


Nokia's Lumia means, um, 'prostitute' in Spanish

It's not the most colloquial Spanish term, but dictionaries suggest that Nokia's new phone name has money-for-pleasure connotations.

By October 26, 2011


Siri now gives Chinese prostitutes the cold shoulder -- report

After Apple's voice-activated assistant reportedly directed some users to Chinese brothels, the company made some adjustments to Siri's attitude on the subject, state-run media reported.

By October 30, 2012


Will robots replace prostitutes?

Professors in New Zealand believe that by 2050, Amsterdam's red light district may be full of android prostitutes, whose prices will be controlled by the city council. Are prostibots in your future?

By April 20, 2012


Study: Facebook replacing Craigslist for prostitutes

A Columbia University professor says 83 percent of prostitutes have a Facebook page and that, by the end of 2011, Facebook will be their No. 1 online medium of recruitment.

By February 7, 2011


Judge: Craigslist not liable for prostitution ads

A U.S. District judge tells sheriff that the law is with Craigslist and the site can't be held responsible for alleged prostitution on the site.

By October 21, 2009


Report: So. Carolina AG never prosecuted prostitution case

As Henry McMaster criticizes Craigslist for doing too little to halt prostitution ads on the site, he acknowledges he has never tried anyone for prostitution.

By May 22, 2009


CNET News Daily Podcast: Can Craigslist really stop prostitution ads?

Reporter Greg Sandoval says politicians are asking Craigslist to do the impossible; Sprint CEO warns of Palm Pre shortages; and Virgin America rolls out on-board Wi-Fi to its entire fleet.

By May 20, 2009


Sex worker says Craigslist changes won't stop prostitution

Attempts to repress sexuality have failed for centuries, says Catherine, a San Francisco sex worker. If Craigslist bars sex workers then she says people will just move elsewhere.

By May 13, 2009