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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 Oct. 21, 2009


The Craigslist prostitution prosecution seems kinky

Why is the Cook County sheriff suing Craigslist when it's a prime source of discovering prostitution rings?

By Mar. 5, 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


CNET News Daily Podcast: How Craigslist aids prostitution and police

CNET News reporters Greg Sandoval and Declan McCullagh discuss the high-profile suit brought against the online classifieds site by an Illinois sheriff over prostitution.

By Mar. 6, 2009


Florida police use cameras to track cars in red-light districts

In the infamous town of Sanford, Fla., police decide to photograph license plates of those suspected of seeking out prostitutes and then send the registered owners of the cars a warning letter.

By Oct. 15, 2013


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 Oct. 30, 2012


Neighborhoods with more crime have more Uber rides

By studying patterns for ride requests and crimes such as theft and prostitution, Uber engineers are figuring out when and where you're likely to want to book a ride.

By Sep. 13, 2011