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Canada Prostitution: Supreme Court Removes Restrictions On Sex Trade

Canada Prostitution: Supreme Court Removes Restrictions On Sex Trade

By Val Powell December 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

Sex workers in Canada are celebrating after the country‚Äôs highest court unanimously struck down three anti-prostitution laws. In their landmark 9-0 ruling, the nine judges deemed that bans against owning and visiting brothels, publicly soliciting for sex and living off …

'Sex Boxes' Installed in Zurich to Cut Out Pimps 'Sex Boxes' Installed in Zurich to Cut Out Pimps
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The UK’s Telegraph reports that Zurich officials are trying a new method to manage prostitution and cut out the black market pimps who handle hookers: “sex boxes” that are to be utilized by johns and their dates are being installed, …

FBI Arrests 150 In Massive Sex-Trafficking Crackdown FBI Arrests 150 In Massive Sex-Trafficking Crackdown

A massive three-day, multi-agency law enforcement operation has resulted in the arrest of 150 people on charges of sex trafficking, according to the FBI. The operation – dubbed Operation Cross Country 7 – was led by the FBI, but involved …

Minnesota Cheerleader Charged For Pimping Minnesota Cheerleader Charged For Pimping
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A Minnesota high school cheerleader now faces sex trafficking charges after allegedly playing madam for a younger student. According to an Associated Press report, 18-year-old Montia Marie Parker of Maple Grove, Minnesota has been charged with sex trafficking and promoting …

James Lipton Says He Was a Pimp in France James Lipton Says He Was a Pimp in France

James Lipton is best known for hosting the TV show Inside the Actors Studio, in which he conducts serious interviews with big-name Hollywood actors and actresses. It turns out, however, that the 86-year-old Lipton has a much more interesting past …

Japan Mayor Apologizes For Sex Slaves Comments Japan Mayor Apologizes For Sex Slaves Comments
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Earlier this month, Osaka, Japan Mayor and co-leader of the Japan Restoration Party, Toru Hashimoto caused controversy by referring Japan’s policy of providing “comfort women” to soldiers in World War II as “necessary.” The women he referred to were taken …

Senior Prostitution Ring Busted at Nursing Facility Senior Prostitution Ring Busted at Nursing Facility

Police in New Jersey have arrested two residents of the Vicente K. Tibbs Senior Citizen Building in Englewood, New Jersey for running a prostitution ring for their fellow residents. According to a New Jersey Record report, 75-year-old James Parham and …

LB Prostitution Sting: Browns Player Arrested LB Prostitution Sting: Browns Player Arrested
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Browns linebacker Quentin Groves was arrested last week in Ohio for soliciting a prostitute during a police sting, officials say. Groves made arrangements over the phone to spend time with an escort, unknowingly putting himself square in the sights of …

Poker Champ Arrested in Prostitution Sting Poker Champ Arrested in Prostitution Sting
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Poker player Greg Raymer may have used all of his luck up at the tables. The 48-year-old was caught this week during a prostitution sting in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Raleigh news outlet WRAL is reporting that Raymer was one …

Hookers Advertise Half Price Deals on Twitter Hookers Advertise Half Price Deals on Twitter

CBS Philly recently did an undercover story in which they went disguised as a “John” to see a hooker that was advertising on Twitter. They found out that prostitutes were using Twitter to advertise, and to even set up appointments. …

Sex Robots: Prostitution As A Science, Not An Art Sex Robots: Prostitution As A Science, Not An Art
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We can relegate this one to the realm of science fiction for the moment, but two researchers from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand suggest that in the near future, we could all be looking at a world where prostitution …

Craigslist Folds On Erotic Services Debate
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After a series of murders perpetrated by the now famed “craigslist killer” and significant pressure from state attorneys general and law enforcement across the country, Craigslist is shutting down its “erotic services” category.

South Carolina Demands That Craigslist Shutdown Prostitution Acitvity On Their Site

 

Sheriff Seeks Craigslist Erotic Services Ban
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An Illinois sheriff wants Craigslist to stop making it so easy to catch prostitutes. Apparently it just gives him a lot more work than he can handle.
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Spitzer Scandal Sheds Light On Web Prostitution
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The controversy surrounding New York Governor Eliot Spitzer has shed light (a red light) on a number of underground activities. Besides government corruption and the sex trade in general, Spitzer’s use of the Internet to connect with prostitutes is exposing a huge industry with which people may not be familiar.

Or even know exists.

The online escort/call girl/"model"/prostitute scene isn’t so hard to find, though. Just use Google. If the organic results don’t fit what you’re looking for, AdWords can help, too.