Backpage: Subpoena Blitz

It’s no secret Michael Lacey and James Larkin built on the backs of (let’s be generous here) ‘questionable’ motives and a couple of key legal loopholes.

With Section 230 as their weapon, they pushed their way into the court system. At first it seemed the side of law and decency was losing after

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Backpage: Like Rats Fleeing a Sinking Ship

“They love to inflate the numbers by talking about children ‘at risk’ of exploitation.”

That was how Backpage boss Michael Lacey characterized the work of the experts at the Crimes Against Children Research Center on the subject of child sex trafficking. In that statement, Lacey highlights his callous indifference to suffering victims

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Backpage Boss Breaks Silence

It’s that time again! Time for your Backpage Sex Peddling trial update, brought to you by Tony Ortega and his criminally indicted bosses.

This week, we heard the first words Backpage.com co-founder and Tony Ortega’s former boss, Michael Lacey, offered about allegations he faces for running a prostitution ring and shady money laundering operation.

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Backpage, Tony Ortega and The Company You Keep

Over the past decade or more, marketing for prostitution began to migrate to the Internet, as website operators have sought to enable buyers and sellers of sex to maintain their anonymity and minimize the risk of detection by law enforcement.

Named for the infamous “Back Page” of the Village Voice newspaper, Backpage.com became the

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Here is why Tony Ortega will never speak out against Backpage dot com

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The Fall of Tony Ortega

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