Backpage has always claimed it doesn’t control sex-related ads. New documents show otherwise.
An unrelated lawsuit uncovered troves of documents and data revealing Backpage’s aggressive operation to post sex-related ads.
Human Sex Trafficking Victim Speaks: "I Was Drugged And Forced To Do Porn"
"Sex is a connection between two people," she says. "For women who have been trafficked or worked in the industry, that whole concept has been changed for them. Sex is turned into something they do to serve somebody — and often in a violent manner."