Now that big players like Craigslist and The Village Voice have been pushed out of the sex advertising marketplace, the Utoopi episode has the appearance of Google not looking too hard in order to sweep up the business they left behind.
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday September 18, 2012 4:10 pm|
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday September 18, 2012 1:48 pm|
This morning Bytegeist contacted Rep. Carolyn Maloney for a comment on the Google Android App Utoopi, which uses Google Maps to offer “all the paid sex of your city geogargeted.”
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday September 18, 2012 11:52 am|
It’s been five months since Rep. Carolyn Maloney and Rep. Marsha Blackburn sent a letter to Google CEO Larry Page asking him to explain how Google polices the sale of Adwords ads to human sex traffickers. Now the issue raises its ugly head again, in the form of the Utoopi App carried on Google’s Android marketplace.