In Reversal, Tech Companies Back Sex Trafficking Bill

Finally, a bill (called Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act) that will hold online sex traffickers accountable.

After a bruising week before lawmakers, big internet companies including Facebook, Twitter and Google relented to pressure in Washington on Friday and agreed to support a sex trafficking bill they had vehemently opposed for months.

The bill would allow victims to sue websites that knowingly support and assist sex trafficking on their site. State attorneys general would also be able to go after the websites that support sex trafficking content.

To read more from the New York times, click here.

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