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Indeed, as of Thursday, similar seemed to be popping up in other sections, like those for casual encounters and therapeutic services. In the spam, invitations to polyamorous relationships and hate mail from folks who thought I sounded uppity, I received genuine notes from other lonely people.
In addition to him, I met many quiet men like me who eschewed dating apps and selfies. Neither of us had smartphones or used social media. The company has long said that it opposes such crimes and works to screen and consult with advocacy groups. Comments This screen shot made on Saturday, Sept. Zollman, founding principal of the Advanced Interactive Media Group, a consulting firm that follows Craigslist closely, told The Times in an interview Sunday.
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Craigslist has refused to discuss the move and on Thursday, Susan MacTavish Best, its spokeswoman, would not say anything beyond confirming that the cralgslist still blocked.
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, one of the AGs who pressed for the change, said in a written statement that Wesy welcomed the change and was trying to verify Craigslist's official policy going forward. Danah Boyd, a Microsoft senior researcher who says she was a victim of violence, wrote on the Huffington Post that the adult services section on Craigslist increases visibility for victims and helps law enforcement track criminals.
My single friends seemed exhausted and miserable from it all. On Wednesday, four nonprofits that ssex to end sex trafficking held a press conference and issued a statement calling on Craigslist to shut down the adult and erotic services sections on the site in other countries, where they are still accessible.
Among them were appreciative notes from men decades older who wondered if I knew any single women their age. The sex section is still gone. I always tell the truth when asked how we met. A few avoided smartphones. What's Next.
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Attorneys general, led by Richard Blumenthal in Connecticut, have continued to speak out against Craigslist. This week, Craigslist has received support Wext people who say the adult services section should be reopened. I lived in San Francisco and commuted to Berkeley as a postdoctoral fellow in sociology. I try hard to be kind and patient. Though Craigslist is not legally responsible for what people post on its site, state attorneys general and advocacy groups have been pressuring the company to shut down the adult services section.
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