Freedom of Speech Arguments Can NEVER Justify Selling Children Online

Freedom of Speech Arguments Can NEVER Justify Selling Children Online

The U.S. Congress recently took steps to close the loophole that currently makes it legal for internet businesses like BackPage.com to advertise and sell children for sex. This positive action to amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act was met with immediate opposition by Google and other well-funded tech company lobbyists.Here are 6 myths and facts you should be aware of regarding the tech industry’s obstruction of section 230 legislation.

Guest Blog Post #3: Why Data Matters in the Battle Against Human Trafficking

Guest Blog Post #3: Why Data Matters in the Battle Against Human Trafficking

Having data available to members of the task force will be invaluable not only for public education but also for grant applications and program design. It will provide a new, data-driven perspective to an already anecdotally-rich discussion in Southwest Florida. Hopefully, it can also instill in other civilians the deep respect that I have developed for the people in our community doing what they can to help victims of human trafficking.