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We're still not quite sure what's really going on between the disgruntled former models of Suicide Girls and the company behind the site. From everything we've been able to gather, most of the complaints seem to be about one of the company's owners and founders, Sean Suhl, and the perception of SG as a punk-feminist-free speech advocating adult site versus a reality of what many former employees feel is about censorship and the exploitation of their young group of models.

Boing Boing (who features SG as a sponsor) delves mostly into the rumor that the site was being hounded by the FBI "Anti-Smut Task Force" to remove what might be considered deviant photos in George Bush's America while LA Voice went deep into the archives of some of the anonymous anti-SG sites to figure out what the complaints were and concludes its just old school porn industry tactics of underpaying talent and reaping the profits.

Dia, who was featured in the Wired article, though, says that while she feels the women could be paid more, the vast majority of the complaints by former Suicide Girls haven't been about dollars and cents. According to her, It's about being mistreated, disrespected and faking the punk.

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Last night we chatted with Nexi, who runs gloomdolls.com, a site that claims to house "the real story" behind Suicide Girls. Here's what was said: