The previous couple of months had been a crisis for the folks in the back of the GirlsDoPorn web site. Closing summer season noticed the start of trial in a lawsuit 22 ladies filed towards website online proprietor Michael Pratt and two different males. That case ended in a $13 million verdict towards the boys previous this month.
In October, the government charged Pratt and others with prison intercourse trafficking. Pratt additionally faces child-pornography charges after he flew a 16-year-old to Southern California. Pratt fled the rustic—perhaps again to his local New Zealand. He’s now sought after by way of the FBI.
But all through all that turmoil, the GirlsDoPorn website online stayed up, providing guests get entry to to particular movies of girls who can have been coerced into capturing them. Certainly, as overdue as October, in the middle of the civil trial, the website online used to be nonetheless shooting and posting new videos.
However now porn-industry blogger Mike South notes that the GirlsDoPorn web site has in spite of everything long gone offline. It sort of feels to have disappeared from the Internet someday ultimate week.
This does not imply GirlsDoPorn content material has disappeared from the Internet, alternatively. GirlsDoPorn video clips stay readily to be had from different pornographic video websites.
The operators of GirlsDoPorn are in prison bother as a result of dozens of girls say they had been tricked and coerced into showing in movies at the website online. The website online attracted ladies by way of telling them that their movies would simplest be offered on DVD to rich shoppers in a foreign country and would by no means seem on-line. That used to be a lie.
As soon as ladies arrived in San Diego for his or her photograph shoots, they had been plied with medicine and alcohol and confused to signal paperwork with out studying them. Girls had been to begin with presented up to $five,000 to do the shoots, simplest to have the ones quantities arbitrarily decreased when they arrived to shoot a video.
Some ladies mentioned the boys bodily blocked the go out to their resort room all the way through the shoots. Some accused one of the crucial males of raping them ahead of or after the on-camera shoot.
Two weeks in the past, a California pass judgement on awarded the ladies a mixed $13 million. The plaintiffs “have skilled serious harassment, emotional and mental trauma, and reputational hurt,” the pass judgement on wrote.