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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Cook County Sheriff Sues Craiglist Over "Erotic Ads"

As if Cook County weren't in the news enough lately, its sheriff is suing Craigslist over its "erotic services" section, alleging that it promotes prostitution. Sheriff Thomas Dart says that Craigslist is ""the single largest source of prostitution in the nation" because it in essence allows one-stop shopping. Read more here in a BBC story. Here's a response from Craigslist.

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