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Has the Internet gone to far?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by peter6725, Apr 26, 2009.


  1. Korladis

    Korladis Banned Supporting Member

    Interesting. I've never used that section. But it is a good source of laughs most of the time. Personally, I think prostitution should be legal. But that's a whole different discussion that's a bit too political for this site.

    I don't think the erotic section of Craigslist should be closed. Chances are the guy was a jerk who would have started trouble on his own anyway, whether he used the internet to do it or not.
     
  2. full-of-people-who-care.
     
  3. I love that picture!!
     
  4. doctorjazz

    doctorjazz

    Oct 22, 2006
    Wilmington, NC
    So the guy is a creep who killed a masseuse. What does this have to do with Craigslist?
     
  5. A law enforcement official said Friday that Markoff's fingerprint was found on a wall of the Holiday Inn Express in Warwick, R.I. where a stripper has said she was tied up and held at gunpoint by a man she met through the site.
     
  6. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    Nothing says "America" like utilizing a random killing to impose your own unrelated morality onto a third party.
     
  7. Linas

    Linas

    Jan 6, 2005
    Chicago
    The internet hasnt gone far enough in my opinion.
     
  8. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    Yep.
     
  9. Triple quoted for truth.
     
  10. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    There are people who do naughty things on the internet?

    I had no idea.
     
  11. Bard2dbone

    Bard2dbone

    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    I'm surprised too! :eek:

    Just looked. Apparently, there's a LOT of them. :bag:
     
  12. doctorjazz

    doctorjazz

    Oct 22, 2006
    Wilmington, NC
    Yep, this.
     
  13. L-A

    L-A

    Jul 17, 2008
    Eh?
    Where's far? I never went to that place.
     
  14. the internet hasn't gone too far. This stuff happened before, it's now instead of sleezy newspaper ads it's websites.
     
  15. RedCoatMonster

    RedCoatMonster

    Aug 14, 2007
    Thomas, OK
    TURN OFF YUR ENTERNETZ!
     
  16. Papazita

    Papazita

    Jun 27, 2008
    Ohio
    gtasign.
     
  17. PSPookie

    PSPookie

    Aug 13, 2006
    Ocoee, TN
    You make a good point. Holiday Inn Express has gone too far :rolleyes:

    This guy could have met these people in a thousand other ways . . . it just happened to be through CL. I just don't see how CL is culpable in any way, shape, or form.
     
  18. Papazita

    Papazita

    Jun 27, 2008
    Ohio
    Sue Al Gore. He started this whole "internet" thing.
     
  19. stevetx19

    stevetx19

    Sep 28, 2006
    Denton, Texas
    over 60% of people responding to the poll on that news site said CL should close that portion of the classifieds.
     

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