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Dear FCC:

In 1988, Joe Conforte, owner of the Mustang Ranch legal brothel put a Proposition forth in California to expand the legal brothels into the state from Nevada.  To accomplish his goal, he deposited $1,000,000 into a PR firm to generate the publicity he needed to get this voted in as it was/is illegal for a brothel to advertise outside of the counties they operate in.  Thus their only "marketing" legally relies upon the press then and now.

He then went and found a professor at a university to agree to come up to the ranch and conduct an HIV research project which he rigged.  All of the women inserted into the study had obtained a prostitute license to work at the ranch - meaning they had just passed an HIV test.  The test they were using at the time required a six month incubation period to register the virus.   What was not mentioned in the study itself was that Joe fired all of these women in the study at four months into the job.  There was no follow-up done on t…