By that time, however, it was too late for Craigslist's adult service providers. In reality, the vast majority of people who use Craigslist personals aren't doing anything illegal, Reynolds says. While the media tends to push stories about sex trafficking victims , when Reynolds looked at the data, she found that "Most people on the site are just exploring their sexuality. These bills get pushed over moralistic and paternalistic concerns about young girls' welfare, but we need to remember that there are many, many people who use these sections responsibly.
There are also many, many people who enter sex work willingly, and these laws really hurt people like that. Mistress Matisse , a Seattle-area sex worker, agrees. It's the government telling you want you can and can't discuss online. No one wants children to be trafficked, but it does not happen as much as they say it happens and shutting down personals is not going to make it go away.
An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that Missed Connections was dead, when in reality it was just moved. She regrets the error. You might also be interested in these: I was ghosted by ghosts. Newsletters Sign up for the latest news and to win free tickets to events. Have there been sites other than Doublelist that are a good alternative? Preferably free, or a legitimate site with real women. Also, I'm not single, but I don't think that really matters We've had success with Craigslist's Casual Encounters section over the years and understood that it was the only good, regional and free way to meet people of this nature.
When it left there was nothing there to replace it that wasn't full of spam or asking for money with likely no good results to be had. While we understand it will take time - we hope to provide the most important aspects of Casual Encounters with https: Not sure I like that the email address is right there in the post itself. Any plans to expand into other markets? The email address is only in the post when a user puts it there.
The site actually doesn't support any communication channels through it you must provide a contact avenue in your listing. Yes, we're hoping to add Canada here very soon, really it's about demand, if there's people looking to use the service in areas we're not currently in we can add them.
What did you have in mind? Real women that are remotely attractive and looking for casual sex do not read or post ads on those sites. I'm inclined to think you're either ugly or just have no game, because I had a lot of success there over the years dude. I'm not calling anyone ugly, but let's just say I've had a lot of luck.
Very rarely was I able to connect with a woman that posted, but I posted quite often. If you post the right thing, women will respond. You would be surprised at the number of women that I've been in contact with. Only one, out of a lot, ended up in a bad experience.
Yeah, that was meant to kind of playful, but in retrospect it was kind of mean. Sorry to the ugly dude. I had a lot of success with pretty ones and uggos on CL I even married one.
But most replies were easy-to-spot spambots or camgirls. Gotta put in some effort! Oh, wait, it's gone now:.