EFF and human rights groups sue to have FOSTA declared unconstitutional
They also want an injunction on the law while the case is being heard.
Suicide, violence, and going underground: FOSTA’s body count
No traffickers were harmed in the enforcing of this law.
Trump signs controversial FOSTA-SESTA bill into law
The bill has been criticized as a tool for censorship.
Backpage.com officials indicted following FBI shutdown
They’re charged with facilitating prostitution and money laundering.
Backpage.com was seized by the federal government
The FBI also raided the house of one of the site’s co-founders.
Congress just legalized sex censorship: What to know
"Sex work" is not another word for trafficking.
Senate passes sex-trafficking bill that may lead to online censorship
It now heads to the president for a signature.
How 'sex trafficking' just opened the censorship floodgates
Throwing sex workers under the bus is actually the oldest profession.
House passes contentious anti-online sex trafficking bill
And the tech industry is divided on the issue.