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CRAIGSLIST SHUT DOWN BY LAW PASSED IN CONGRESS

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**** FAMED WEBSITE REMOVES PERSONALS ****



MESSAGE ON CRAIGSLIST

US Congress just passed HR 1865, "FOSTA", seeking to subject websites to criminal and civil liability when third parties (users) misuse online personals unlawfully.


Any tool or service can be misused. We can't take such risk without jeopardizing all our other services, so we are regretfully taking craigslist personals offline. Hopefully we can bring them back some day.


To the millions of spouses, partners, and couples who met through craigslist, we wish you every happiness!

THE BILL
Passed House amended (02/27/2018) Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017

(Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 was not intended to provide legal protection to websites that unlawfully promote and facilitate prostitution and websites that facilitate traffickers in advertising the sale of unlawful sex acts with sex trafficking victims. Section 2…