The ad promises to "start your week off with a bang" and then proceeds to give the physical dimensions of a young lady providing her services in the Charleston area.
Despite the offer to "light your fire," it's pretty clear she's not a chimney sweep. The picture sort of gives it away.
This is just one of the local on craigslist — you know, that Internet site where the scam artists hawk fake concert tickets. State officials believe the site also is a digital pimp. For a while now, McMaster has been on a crusade to stop these .
Along with 40 other attorneys general, he ed an agreement with the Internet flea market last year to combat illegal activity on the Web site. Since then, Boston police have busted a guy accused of killing a woman he met on craigslist. Local police have arrested a of alleged prostitutes using the site, and McMaster says if the don't come down, he's going to prosecute craigslist as well.
We see this as the same thing. Sheriff's offices across South Carolina have been busting hookers on craigslist for some time now.
It's only fair. Cops round up the working girls on Spruill Avenue; why should these folks be any different just because they've got an Internet hook-up?
So to speak. In response to all this bad publicity, the folks at craigslist have offered to change the category from "erotic services" to "adult services" and start charging for the .
Let's get this straight. They want to change the name just enough to look like they've done something but still leave no doubt what's being offered. And then make money off it.
But they also promise to check every submission. Now there's a great job.
Some guy looks at these pictures all day, saying "Yep, that's an adult service, hubba hubba. McMaster isn't sure the changes craigslist has proposed will make much of a difference, but he's willing to give them the benefit of the doubt — for the rest of the day.
After that, McMaster says he will prosecute the Web site if anybody busted for prostitution is doing business on craigslist. Although he says some of the pictures on the personal are obscene, he's not looking to arrest men seeking women, men seeking men, or sheep seeking sheep. This is about lawbreaking, same as if you were selling crack on eBay.
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