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There is surely already some impact from the bill, but it's difficult to quantify on a local level.
And several days before Trump signed SESTA/FOSTA into law, top officials at were arrested after a grand jury returned a 93-count indictment in Phoenix.
The website "is notorious for being the internet's leading source of prostitution advertisements," which provide the "overwhelming majority of its revenue," the indictment said.
"These practices have enabled Backpage to earn over 0 million in prostitution-related revenue since its inception." The website's facilitators were charged with facilitating prostitution and money laundering.
Another website was likely to spring up in its place.
Removing the ability to advertise online, talk online with other sex workers, and screen clients (through blacklists and Yelp-style review sites) will push the most marginalized and crisis-driven sex sellers onto the streets, Burns said.
She could not provide overall arrest statistics, she said.
Male workers flock to the state for natural resources jobs, often alone. Meanwhile, the state remains rife with sexual violence — above and beyond the rest of the United States.
Nationally, the internet limited the role pimps and offered more agency to those engaging in prostitution.
Sex workers used websites to verify clients and let each other know about dangerous individuals.
And just how this new bill will change things in Alaska remains unclear.
But advocates for sex workers, including those in Alaska, have been adamantly opposed to the new law.
In April, President Donald Trump signed into law a bill that combined House and Senate legislation, both nominally aimed at online sex trafficking.