Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Craigslist Donation Burned

The Center for Young Women's Development, a San Francisco non-profit that serves previously incarcerated women, has burned an unsolicited $100,000 check from Craigslist. Unwilling to take blood money from a corporation that profits from trafficking women and children for prostitution, the organization chose to make a stand on principle rather than help whitewash criminal corruption.

While much was made of Craigslist's removal of adult services from its website recently -- a move made only after years of bad press and lawsuits by attorneys general across the US -- Craigslist only removed the ads from its US site, not in the 39 other countries in which it ope


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