A dating internet site for furries could be the casualty that is latest of FOSTA, a controversial anti sex-trafficking bill that passed into the Senate the other day.
Pounced.org actually personals site for furries to meet and locate partners that are romantic. Think Craigslist personals (which also shuttered) but designed for the anthropomorphically-inclined. On March 23, two days after Congress passed the battle on the web Intercourse Trafficking Act (FOSTA), it abruptly and voluntarily power down.
Now, whenever you see Pounced, rather than personals advertisements, you’re given a explanation that is thorough of the website is down:
“FOSTA tries to make web sites such as for example pounced.org responsible for the method users make use of the website in an attempt to deal with intercourse trafficking and prostitution. FOSTA increases our obligation somewhat and potato chips away at one of several main reasons we being a organization that is small offer solutions into the community – the security which had formerly been wanted to united states by Section 230 associated with the Communications Decency act”
Pounced continues on to describe that although it doesn’t really promote prostitution or intercourse trafficking, an integral part of FOSTA claims that when the website does facilitate the prostitution of another unknowingly—its that are person—even. Continue reading Furry Dating Website Shuts Down Due To FOSTA