… to cover the tech angle of the Spitzer story. Actually a pretty interesting read, especially if you believe (as I do) that certain kinds of crime are going to be almost impossible to police at all in the near future, from prostitution to tax evasion:
The industry is robust enough to have its own specialized support sector. The Emperors Club web site was crafted by an all-female web design firm with a Texas phone number called Working Girl Web Designs, which also offers hosting. … A woman who identified herself as Adrianna answered the phone number for Working Girl Web Designs, but declined to provide a last name. She acknowledged designing the original Emperors Club website, but says she’d rather not take credit, since the owners have made a number of changes on their own that detracted from her original concept.