“Escorts Kenya” and a phone number are written next to her curvy waistline.
Her eyes and nose have been cropped; leaving upturned glossy lips and a shy but knowing smile.
This is the homepage of Nairobi Raha, one of the more famous prostitution websites in Kenya.
It was a speedy change globally with the invention of the internet – letters that took days became emails received within seconds, acquiring and preserving information became easier as gaming and entertainment became more advanced. And Kenya’s prostitutes seem to be catching on as they are swiftly moving their trade from darkly lit street corners to their computers, more secure premises where they are cashing in big.
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Adult dating website Friend Finder Networks are reported to have been hacked.
Women and, with the advancement of years, men, have lined dimly lit street corners, luring clients for centuries.
And now in the current digital era, prostitutes around the world, Kenya included, are moving the trade to a new frontier – the internet.
Last year details of four million users were leaked onto the dark web.
The hack is the biggest since the details of 359 million My Space users were released in 2013.
Prostitution is the world’s oldest profession – from ancient Mesopotamia, Greece and the Roman Empire, where it was an organized – and tolerated – trade.
It was believed that, to prevent greater evils such as sodomy, masturbation and rape, prostitution was necessary.
Friend Finder Networks operates Adult Friend Finder, which bills itself as “one of the world’s largest sex hook-up websites” as well as several other adult websites, including Penthouse.com, which has over 7 million users.