I was interviewed by Olivia Wikström from Swedish Radio about SESTA.
The clip is here: Mistress Tissa on Swedish Radio
Here’s the translation of the text on the site (not the full transcript):
“The new US law SESTA punishes sites if someone is exposed to trafficking there. But many sex workers believe the law will fail.
SESTA, the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, is a new law in the United States that wants to deal with online trafficking by making the sites themselves responsible for their presence. So now people behind sites can be punished with large fines or imprisonment if it is discovered.
This raises concern with sex workers, partly because it can limit what we can say about sex online, because no one will dare let it be there. In part, they mean that the law forces an exposed group in an even more vulnerable situation.
Removing these platforms will increase the proportion of people taking risky decisions about their jobs.
Mistress Tissa, dominatrix
With the help of the network, those who work with sex and eroticism can volunteer do more research on their clients and not expose themselves to the same risk as walking the streets.”