Craigslist has had a lot of criminal activity on the page since they started in 1996 on the Web. Folks have been murdered, involved in sex trafficking, people have been swindled, and Congress has said enough is enough. So, Craig and ‘nem sauntered down to the Capitol and put their hand on a stack of bibles that they would alleviate the adult services section from the website.
The founder, Craig Newmark, began the service in 1995, as a distributed e-mail. But the list was so useful, he quickly got a lot of attention. But, mayhem was right around the corner in the personals. It’s obvious Craig was too lenient with the boundaries used for the adult services section, so now they no longer exist. Let’s hope nothing happens with anyone just looking to get a good vacuum cleaner.
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