UPDATE: Adult Services Censored On Craigslist - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Adult Services Censored On Craigslist

(CNN) -- Embattled online classified service Craigslist apparently made a change to its website early Saturday, censoring its adult services section.

The section that usually reads "adult services" was replaced by the word "censored."

It was not immediately clear whether Craigslist removed the adult services and replaced them with the "censored" section that had a link that was not active. But for users who accessed the account outside the U.S., the erotic services link was still active.

Craigslist representatives were not immediately available for comment.

The website has been under fire for allegations that it promotes prostitution.

Last week, attorneys general in 17 states banded together to urge Craigslist to discontinue its adult services.

"The increasingly sharp public criticism of Craigslist's Adult Services section reflects a growing recognition that ads for prostitution -- including ads trafficking children -- are rampant on it," the attorneys general said in a Tuesday letter to Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster and Founder Craig Newmark.

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