New trouble for Backpage.com and VVM; AGs demand prostitution-ad shutdown by Peter M. Zollman in Uncategorized 31 Aug 2011 By Peter M. Zollman Craigslist shut down its adult services ads — thinly disguised ads for prostitution — almost a year ago. Now 47 attorneys general from around the United States have asked Backpage.com, the free-classified site owned by Village Voice Media, to This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Alerts Peter M. Zollman Peter M. Zollman brings more than 35 years of media experience to his role as founding principal of the AIM Group / Classified Intelligence Report. He has worked with a wide range of media companies, dot-coms, technology providers and start-ups to develop and expand successful interactive-media services. He is based in Altamonte Springs, Fla., near Orlando.