In a statement, spokeswoman Mary Osako said Yahoo will also enhance online users' safety by restricting Yahoo Chat to users 18 and older and removing the Teen category.

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Prostitution is legal in Canada, but the country’s former set of laws made almost everything around it illegal.

The Supreme Court of Canada shot down those laws last year, calling them unconstitutional, and gave the government one year to replace them.

And confusion — always good when you’re at risk of jail time if you don’t understand the law.

The Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, which replaces former laws that have been shot down as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court, are meant to give sex workers the ability to protect themselves, and create avenues to help get them out of the industry.

The attorney general said his office will look at other Internet service providers that may have similar problems.

"Because of this agreement, Yahoo chat rooms are a safer place today," Jon Bruning, Nebraska's attorney general, said in a statement.

Carol Leigh, a long-time sex worker and advocate for decriminalizing prostitution, poses for a photograph in her office in San Francisco, California July 18, 2014.

Calls by Bay Area sex workers for decriminalizing "consensual" prostitution have been spurred anew following the FBI seizure of a West Coast sex services website that prosecutors say hooked up clients with prostitutes and which sex workers saw as a vital forum to screen dangerous clients. To match Feature USA-SEXWORKERS/SANFRANCISCO REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)Canada’s new prostitution laws went into effect over the weekend, and already they are prompting concern and doubt.

Justice Minister Peter Mac Kay unveiled the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act earlier this year, which criminalizes buying sex, profiting from the sale of sex, and third-party advertising.oppose the new laws." data-reactid="22"The changes were not well received.

Several groups and agencies, including the Canadian AIDS Society and the Native Women’s Resource Centre, continue to oppose the new laws.

The number represents 11.4 percent of the 614,000 names Yahoo reviewed.