Sex Work Classifieds Site Backpage Wins Small Victory in Appeals Court
Backpage, a website where escorts frequently post classified ads, just won an injunction against a county sheriff with aims to shut them down. This isn't only a victory for Backpage; it's a victory for the first amendment.
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Vigilante Sheriff Violated First Amendment in Attacking Sex Ads Site Backpage
The ruling has implications for sex workers and victims of payment blockades like WikiLeaks.