Internet hook-ups, online dating hurt sex industry in Australia

In a profession notoriously resilient to hard times, online dating sites threaten to do what the global financial crisis could not – send the sex services industry broke.The $1.2 billion industry has bled $74 million over the past financial year, with brothels taking the hardest hit. In contrast, the market for exotic dancers and strippers, albeit starting from a small base, has steadily grown.
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/internet-hookups-hurt-sex-industry-20091120-iqv5.html
http://www.theage.com.au/technology/internet-hookups-hurt-sex-industry-20091120-iqv5.html
http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/digital-living/3086468/

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