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Tuesday, May 22, 2007

My Space Will Release Sex Offender Names

From plaindealer.com: Local police will soon know exactly which registered Ohio sexual offenders recently used MySpace.com, a social Internet site popular with children and adults alike.

MySpace, which last week rejected requests from eight state attorneys general - including Ohio's - for the list of offenders, reversed its decision Monday after being hit with subpoenas from several of the attorneys general.

"Our families are safer today as a result of the company's decision to relinquish these names," said Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann in a statement. Dann was among those threatening legal action against MySpace.  Rest of Article. . . [Mark Godsey]

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