Salesforce Sued For Sex Trafficking… Because Backpage Used Salesforce’s CRM | Techdirt

In the latest insane lawsuit regarding the internet and sex trafficking, a group of women who were tragic victims of sex trafficking have decided not to sue those responsible for trafficking them… but online customer relationship management (CRM) provider Salesforce.com. What? Huh? Why? You might ask? Well, apparently it’s because everyone’s favorite sex trafficking bogeyman, Backpage.com, used Salesforce.com for its CRM. Yup.

Source: Salesforce Sued For Sex Trafficking… Because Backpage Used Salesforce’s CRM | Techdirt

Another Report Shows That FOSTA Increased (Not Decreased) Sex Trafficking; Where Is The Outrage? | Techdirt

“Without being able to advertise online,” Long said, “a huge number of sex workers were forced to go outside, and many have reported that former pimps came out of the woodwork offering to ‘manage’ their business again since they were now rendered unable to find and screen clients online.”[…]“The very bill that was supposed to stop trafficking has quite literally given formerly irrelevant traffickers new life,” Long said.

Source: Another Report Shows That FOSTA Increased (Not Decreased) Sex Trafficking; Where Is The Outrage? | Techdirt

Appeals Court Issues Fantastic 1st Amendment Ruling Against Censorious Sheriff Thomas Dart In His Crusade Against The Internet | Techdirt

Source: Appeals Court Issues Fantastic 1st Amendment Ruling Against Censorious Sheriff Thomas Dart In His Crusade Against The Internet | Techdirt