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US officials step up pressure on Craigslist


US officials step up pressure on Craigslist

Law enforcement officials in the US are again putting pressure on Craigslist, hoping to capitalise on increased media scrutiny of the classified-advertising website and press it into more stringent self-policing. But their efforts seem unlikely to work...

“The law is settled here,” said Matt Zimmerman, senior staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an advocacy group based in San Francisco. “There really isn’t a question about whether websites can be held accountable for what their users do.”

Sunday, May 10, 2009
Financial Times

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