Court gives go ahead to prosecute Backpage heads

Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer For the better part of a year, the state of California has been trying to prosecute the CEO and founders of Backpage on prostitution and money laundering charges. Attorneys for Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer and Backpage founders Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin have repeatedly claimed the three men are protected by the First Amendment.Read the full article

Backpage.com CEO Facing Sex Trafficking Charges

Texas authorities arrested Carl Ferrer and two associates but Ferrer's lawyer said he plans to fight the charges.