May 20, 2009: Craigslist vs. South Carolina
2009 – Craigslist was under fire for their erotic services. Reports of prostitution and other illegal activities were being conducted in the category. Craigslist revamped their site to remove the erotic services and add an “Adult” section – with more moderation. However, South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster was given an injunction for threatening executives of Craigslist with criminal prosecution for aiding prostitution in the state.
Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for May 20
- AppleLink is created
- Microsoft and Intuit discontinue their merger due to Antitrust issues
- Intel makes the Pentium processor available