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Backpage Execs Arrested Because Pimping Isn’t Speech

On October 6, the CEO of Backpage.com Carl Ferrer, along with former executives Michael Lacy and James Larkin, were arrested in California on charges alleging involvement in prostitution, including conspiracy to commit pimping of a minor.  The classified ad site … Continue reading

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Compare & Contrast

Here’s one way the Web is being used by a group of young artists in collaboration with one of the “evil”  big media companies:  MTVu created a challenge campaign called “Against Our Will,” asking students to submit creative concepts to … Continue reading

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