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Criminalizing Sex On The Web

Just in case you hadn’t noticed it, the Web is getting slowly, but surely purged of sexuality. Last March, for instance, Craigslist had to close down its personals because of a new and surprising law, the “Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act,” or FOSTA. In theory, it is meant to prevent human trafficking. In practice it…

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Anastasia Vashukevich Revisited

We recently did a short piece on Anastasia Vashukevich, the Belarusian woman who was in a relationship with Oleg V. Deripaska, the Russian oligarch who was, in turn, a long-term associate of Paul Manafort (see An Honest Whore, A Dishonest President). Currently, she is detained in Thailand and is offering to trade asylum in the…

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An Honest Whore, A Dishonest President

Okay, here’s the complicated story, in case you haven’t been following it. Anastasia Vashukevich is a Belarusian woman who, it appears, works as a very high-class escort…or, if you prefer, maybe “sex worker” is the term we should use. In any case, she has connections with Oleg V. Deripaska, a powerful Russian oligarch. Deripaska, in…

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