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2013-12-11 23:28:15

Sharing their insight and inspiration after traveling around the world to create the documentary "Red Light Green Light" and exploring the effects of legalized prostitution, Jay and Michelle Brock speak to the world using live video streaming. Victoria, BC (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 As nations around the globe attempt to fight sex trafficking, many consider legalizing prostitution. Two filmmakers travel across ten countries to explore the issue, attempting to answer the question:...

2013-11-05 04:21:54

CARSON CITY, Nev., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Upon hearing reports that Justin Bieber was seen leaving a Brazilian brothel while on tour, Bunny Ranch legal brothel owner and star of HBO's "Cathouse" Dennis Hof is making a public appeal to him to stop risking his health and instead spend time with the ladies of his seven legal brothels in Nevada. "I was shocked to hear that Justin might have put his health and safety at risk in a Brazilian brothel" Hof exclaimed. "For starters,...

2013-07-24 12:31:17

International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children Joins 47 of the Nation's Attorneys General in Asking Congress to Allow Local and State Authorities to Investigate Suspected Online Prostitution ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every day in America children are being sold for sex. Globally more than 1.8 million children are used in commercial sex. Trafficking has largely moved from the streets to the Internet where a flourishing global marketplace...

2013-07-02 20:20:45

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After viewing a series of videos promoting dangerous activities such as the sale of illegal drugs, fraudulent passports and sex trafficking on YouTube, Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt asked YouTube's parent company, Google, to provide more information on how much the company has profited from videos. Digital Citizens Alliance Executive Director Tom Galvin, who presented a detailed...

2013-04-12 16:22:58

Carson City, Nev., April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunny Ranch brothel owner Dennis Hof has a very special reason for endorsing Linda Fondren for mayor of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Why is he getting involved with a local election on the opposite side of the country? It's because Linda Fondren and her husband Jim not only owned and operated The Sagebrush Ranch (a Nevada brothel that is located next to Hofs), but before that she was a working prostitute at Hof's brothel who met her husband when...

2013-01-15 12:26:06

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It takes three conditions to keep a market flourishing: supply, demand and distribution. Eliminate demand from the equation, and the market collapses--even if it's the age-old business of prostitution. Demandforum.net, a website officially introduced today by Abt Associates, is the first venue to offer comprehensive information on the more than 900 city and county initiatives in the U.S that aim to combat prostitution by getting men to stop...

2012-10-22 07:25:32

CARSON CITY, Nev., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dennis Hof, owner of "The BunnyRanch" legal Nevada brothel, has a novel idea to help those charged in the Maine "Zumba" prostitution case: Come work out at his gym for free. 29-year-old Alexis Wright is accused of turning her Zumba fitness studio into a brothel, and a judge has released the names of 21 of her accused clients. Hof says engaging in an illegal act in one state that is completely legal in his is once again unnecessarily ruining...

2012-08-28 02:24:44

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It's been nearly two years since Craigslist stopped accepting paid advertising from escorts and escort services, and other sites still haven't generated as much revenue collectively as Craigslist made from prostitution ads. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120828/CG62713) In fact, revenue from online escort advertising declined in July for the third straight month on five sites tracked by the AIM Group. Escort-ad revenue on...

2012-05-27 23:00:53

Historically, prostitutes have experienced a steady level of demand, almost irrespective of economic conditions, to the point that the industry has been labelled ℠recession proof' by some. In the past, this has often been the case. However, alternatives to the industry´s services such as websites, pornography and other cheaper substitutes have gained popularity and have negatively affected industry revenue growth. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its...

2012-05-17 23:11:51

Prostitutes and drug dealers use Facebook as bases of operation — and child molesters have found victims through the site's chat function, wrote Chris Morris of CNBC, whose recent report cited that even before Craigslist cracked down on prostitutes advertising on its site, tech-savvy hookers had turned to Facebook to attract johns. Pembroke Pines, Fl (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Can UmeNow keep its promise to be safer than Facebook? Evelyn Castillo-Bach, the founder and CEO of the new...