A woman pictured wearing a bikini and offering companionship by the hour in exchange for "roses" in an ad on Craigslist 's new adult section, while a little more subtle in her approach, is probably still a sex worker.
And a sex worker who had to pay for the privilege of posting the ad with a credit card thanks to new rules imposed by the San Francisco -based online classifieds site. Welcome to the new look of Craigslist's red light district, where the company's crackdown on the sex trade has providers just putting on a new coat of makeup.
Harassed by lawyers and law enforcement, Craigslist promised to delete the "erotic services" section, and replaced it with the "adult" section. The review means that photographs of nude women are now scantily clad, and the fee means more of the are ending up in the free personals section such as "casual encounters.
Jackson West figures fighting prostitution online or off has also been plenty profitable for police departments and political careers. Back to Article. Close Menu.
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