The Erotic Review
Type of site
|Sexual services' review|
|Owner||Treehouse Park, S.A.|
|Alexa rank||8,296 (as of July 2013)|
The Erotic Review, also functioning as TheEroticReview.com, is a review site that ostensibly presents customers' assessments of their experiences with sex workers (referred to as "providers" on the website).
The service was first launched in 1999 by David Elms, who came up with the idea after having what he described as a "bad encounter" with a call girl.
Content and readership
The Erotic Review hosts reviews for over 90 cities around the world. The site offers both a free and paid membership. Free members can access site features such as the discussion boards and a limited search function. Paid members have additional features such as the ability to access complete reviews and a search page that allows the user to search based on various criteria such as physical attributes.
The site has been met with criticism, most of which centered upon its founder. Some critics have claimed that Elms has accepted bribes to promote certain agencies or call girls and has pressured others into providing sexual favors. Others have made claims of Elms threatening them with bodily harm for criticizing the site or refusing to provide sexual services. Elms denied the claims. Others have expressed "frustration" over the company's association with law enforcement, stating that the site should be warning escorts and/or users if someone is a police officer.
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