Cruising The Net

Craigslist has afforded me many things: my apartment, my roommates, my job, and even most of my furniture. Ive known that I could use it to find a lost love, old friend, or new platonic social pal. But who knew I could have forgone all those pleasant encounters for some hard core action? Well, New Yorks Nassau County Police, for one, which have made over 70 arrests in the past year, often posting decoy ads or answering others, according to the New York Times. Yet Craigslist is in no danger of shutting down, since the federal Communications Decency Act of 1996 exempts Web site owners from responsibility for content posted by users. So what have we learned? Stick to the internet for porn, and to street corners and back alleys for, well, you know


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