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According to Chan, this led to greater exploitation of vulnerable populations. Even after Craigslist shut down its adult services section in a multitude of websites such as Back continued to facilitate prostitution transactions.
Chan attributes that to dated Section of the Communications Decency Act, which protects websites from being liable for information posted by third parties. Since the research was published online, Congress passed and the President ed the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act, allowing state law enforcement officials to go after sites knowingly hosting sex trafficking content. The paper is the continuation of a line of research by Chan and Ghose that explores the dark side of the internet.
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