October 9, 2012
It is common belief that Backpage.com profits on the sexual exploitation of minors. In this article, Ruvolo explores this idea and questions whether or not the website is really to blame. According to the article, General Counsel for Village Voice Media maintains that removing the site would do more harm than good, because it would cause about 400 persons a month to fall out of suspicion. However, critics maintain that the site is an outlet for traffickers to facilitate sex slavery and should be shut down. To read the full article and decide for yourself, click here.