Sex141 is the most active information network in Hong Kong for sex workers, established in 2002 as an advertising platform.Although two generations of its supposed principals were arrested and tried, it continued to enjoy a near-monopoly of the online Hong Kong sex trade.
In 2006 the owners relocated its web server to the United States.
After the second generation at the helm of the site were arrested, websites continued to operate, further expanding into directories for Macau, Taiwan, and Thailand using the Nightlife141domain name.
it enjoyed a near-monopoly of the local on-line sex industry.
In July 2013, Sex141 was ranked 126th busiest website in Hong Kong, while its two closest competitors, Miss148and 161Sex.com, were respectively ranked 1,088th and 1,638th.
In December 2013, New Territories South Police shut down Sex141 and claimed a victory in neutralising the vice ring that was behind the website.
During raids on 38 locations in the territory, 114 people, including the alleged mastermind and his wife, were arrested.
detailed profiles can be placed on the bilingual website.
Details consist of name, age, race, languages, working hours, cost, address, measurements, photo gallery, transport directions, a Google map, and a personal description.
The profiles can be sorted by districts, of which there are 26, and by address.