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The decision cost the Weekly Dig “hundreds of thousands of dollars’’ a year in revenue, he said.“I’m not going to get on a soapbox and tell Craigslist or the Phoenix not to do this,’’ Lawrence said.For years, Craigslist has been the premier website for scoring a free sofa or finding an available apartment (and sometimes white van scams), but there are now plenty of other free services that do an equally fine job, with a more attractive interface and fewer spam postings.You can also keep an eye on specific items with the convenient “watch” feature.If an item hasn’t sold in a few days, you might feel more comfortable asking someone to lower the price.
Recycler offers listings in most major cities in the United States – such as Atlanta, Boston, and Miami – but the site is rather useless if you’re not willing to trek to the nearest listed metropolis.
Oodle has also been a service of choice for many companies in the past who used to offer classified sections, such as The Washington Post Express.
You can narrow your search by applying as many filters as you want. One thing Oodle has is the ability to post if you’re a seeker—meaning that you’re looking to buy, rent, or procure certain services.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has said she plans to hold public hearings on how to address the issue, but Internet specialists say it will be difficult for law enforcement officials to curb illegal activities online.“There’s going to be a game of Whac-a-Mole to try to achieve this goal through censorship — information will keep popping up online,’’ said John Palfrey, codirector of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School.
“Strategically, you have to go to the root causes, and not just focus on the intermediaries, like the Phoenix or Craigslist, but directly on the wrongdoers.’’Last week, the popular classified website Craigslist replaced its link to adult services ads with a black bar marked “censored,’’ but offered no explanation for the move.
Offer Up also allows users to rate one another using a basic five-star system, enabling individuals to buy and sell more confidently.