Backpage also systematically deleted dozens of words related to prostitution. First, that Backpage has knowingly covered up evidence of criminal activity by systematically editing its so-called adult ads. But despite these boasts, this website and its owners consistently have refused to cooperate with our investigation and with other investigations relating to lawsuits around the country. Backpage appealed that, asked for a delay in that order. I am also grateful to the members of the full Committee and the Senate as a whole for unanimously supporting us as we pursued the enforcement of a subpoena against Backpage. They only edited the ads to try and cover them up. What we found was very troubling to say the least.
Brinley. Age: 20.
Others, by the way, have chosen not to engage in this.
Siena. Age: 25.
Ohio woman accused of soliciting sex in exchange for nachos and cash
In the weeks and months ahead, I intend to explore whether potential legislative remedies are necessary and appropriate to end this type of facilitation of online trafficking. Frankly, this just validates our findings. Just like with the word filter, the customer could just enter a new age and the ad would post. With regards to our situation, we subpoenaed them for their documents and they still refused to provide the documents or testify. Instead, several hours after our report was issued, the company closed what they call their adult section.