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Ad site Backpage says it welcomes contempt citation from McCaskill, Senate

WASHINGTON • The United States Senate and the online advertising site Backpage.com are headed for a legal showdown, after a Senate committee voted unanimously Wednesday to hold the site in civil conte... read more

Senate holds Backpage.com in contempt, sparking likely free speech fight

The Senate took a rare step on Thursday and held a company in contempt of Congress -- Craigslist ... But a subcommittee investigation found that Backpage helps to facilitate sex trafficking. For examp... read more

Senate holds Backpage.com in contempt

The Senate took a rare step on Thursday and held a company in contempt of Congress -- Craigslist ... But a subcommittee investigation found that Backpage helps to facilitate sex trafficking. For examp... read more

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Backpage’s hindrance of sex trafficking investigation brings Senate contempt

Publicly, Backpage insists it takes steps to moderate ads. But senators said the company failed to produce the details Mr. Portman and Ms. McCaskill ... locations,” the Senate subcommittee said in its ... read more


Portman, McCaskill, pushing contempt of Congress for Web site that advertises sex

Rob Portman and Claire McCaskill ... the full Senate, it would be the first contempt citation issued in 20 years, according to the two senators. When Ferrer did not appear in November, Liz McDougall, ... read more

Free speech fight looms as Senate nears contempt vote against website

But a subcommittee investigation found that Backpage helps to facilitate sex trafficking. For example, the site edits ads ... contempt, the Senate Legal Counsel can opt to file a lawsuit against the c... read more

It’s clear Backpage.com would rather fight with Senate than stop sex trafficking

Claire McCaskill ... Senate has used the process to force compliance with an investigation. The reply of Backpage.com was telling. Bring it on, was the tone of statements released to the St. Louis-Pos... read more

Backpage CEO Skipped Sex-Trafficking Hearing, May Face Criminal Contempt Charges

Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), heads of a new subcommittee within in the Senate ... of these ads did in fact feature minors, this amounted to about 1/25th of 1 percent of Backpage' ... read more

Backpage.com must give documents to Senate panel, SCOTUS says

Backpage.com asserts that it screens its listings, but critics say the site enables the sex trafficking of minors by running advertisements that suggest a prostitute is underage. Many ads are placed . ... read more

Senate goes to court to demand documents from Backpage.com ‘adult’ site

Rob Portman and Claire McCaskill, who led the effort, said they were left with no choice after Backpage refused to ... online in multiple locations,” the Senate subcommittee said in its report urging ... read more

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There's a security guy at the data center where I often work named Joe. He's from Staten Island, watches Fox News, and reads the Post. Joe and I used to go back and forth a lot as he checked me in ... read more



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