Backpage wins Wash-state adult-ad fight by Peter M. Zollman in Marketplace 11 Dec 2012 The state of Washington finally admitted the inevitable: Backpage.com is absolutely allowed to publish adult services ads. The state has agreed it cannot enforce its law requiring in-person identification from advertisers in adult-services sections of Backpage (or any other publication or website), even if its goal was to fight trafficking in children. Not only did state attorney general Rob McKen This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Craigslist 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.