|The World Sex Guide Media Sightings
Media Sightings of the World Sex Guide
- The "Edinburgh Evening News", Scotland, had a somewhat worried article about our Edinburgh section.
- The UK magazine "Computer Life" listed us in their WWW booklet in January 1996.
- The "Nation", a Bangkok English newspaper, hilariously reported that the Thai government has complained to the "Internet authorities" about this site.
- The UK magazine ".net" listed our San Francisco page in their February 96 issue.
- The "Economist" mentioned our Cambodia page in an article in their March 2nd 96 issue.
- "Network World" had a blurb about us on March 18, 1996.
- We were mentioned on the front page of the Los Angeles "Daily News" on July 15th 96. Here's what happened. This story was picked up by AP and subsequently appeared in many local US papers.
- Apparently, we appeared somewhere on the US TV network news on July 16th.
- The magazine "Internet Underground" had an article about prostitution on the net in their October 96 issue and we were featured.
- Scripps Howard News Service distributed an article by "Governing Magazine" on Nov 16 1996 about the Sex Guide, saying that the Los Angeles Police Department is powerless to shut the guide down but is monitoring it to see where the johns are.
- The bimonthly Helsinki magazine "CITYLEHTI" used our information as the starting point for a lengthy article on "Helsinki hardcore" in March 1997.
- On March 24 1997, local ABC TV news in Chicago had a report about the vice squad using this site to bust hookers and johns. This story was picked up the next day in the local papers.
- A lengthy article about our Angeles City section appeared in a newspaper in the Philippines.
- The "Footprint Cambodia Handbook" has an attributed quote from our Cambodia section.
- The "Economist", in a sex trade lead article on February 14, 1998, mentions that the Internet is one of the
biggest changes affecting the sex industry because it removes the obstacles of shame and ignorance to selling porn and services. The article goes on to state: ``The "World Sex Guide", for instance, is an Internet site that gives detailed (anonymous) reviews of brothels, escort agencies and nightclubs in hundreds of cities around the world.''
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