This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. The federal and Ontario governments expressed cautious optimism on the weekend when it appeared Craigslist had removed the erotic services section from its Canadian websites.
However, a couple of mouse clicks quickly reveal classified for prostitutes are still posted on Craigslist for Canadian cities, although without the sexually explicit pictures ly offered. The federal government and several other provinces subsequently ed Ontario's fight and wrote Craigslist demanding the be removed.
A spokesperson for Bentley says the province has been trying to get in contact with Craigslist since Saturday to determine exactly what the company has done with its Canadian sites. Spokesperson Nauman Khan says it appears Craigslist has not gone as far in Canada as it did in the U. Ottawa has said it's concerned the Craigslist make it easier for criminals who engage in human trafficking and pimping out children as prostitutes.
Ontario NDP justice critic Peter Kormos says the Craigslist situation shows how "untameable" the internet can be and how prevalent prostitution is in our society. The federal government needs to introduce a regulation to make the internet service provider responsible for any depicting underage people being advertised for sexual purposes, Kormos says.
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