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A screenshot of Backpage.com says federal law enforcement authorities seized the website as part of an enforcement action by the FBI and other agencies. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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The website Backpage has removed adult advertisements. A Senate report last year accused the website of being a forum for child sex trafficking. Backpage/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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This photo released by the Texas Office of the Attorney General shows Carl Ferrer, the CEO of Backpage, a classifieds website that allows users to post escort ads. Ferrer was arrested Thursday on felony pimping charges. Texas Office of the Attorney General via AP hide caption

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For Sex Industry, Bitcoin Steps In Where Credit Cards Fear To Tread

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