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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

States Calling for MySpace to Release the Names of Sexual Predators

From cleveland.com: An untold number of sexual predators could be using the popular MySpace.com to lure children into dangerous face-to-face meetings, said attorneys general from eight states, including Ohio, who want to crack down on the Web site.

MySpace earlier this year said that it had worked with an online security company to discover hundreds of registered sex offenders with MySpace profiles and had taken steps to block their access to the site.

But that's not enough, said the attorneys general from Ohio, North Carolina, Georgia, Idaho, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Mississippi and Connecticut, who on Monday sent a letter to MySpace calling for it to reveal the names of those predators. Rest of Article. . . [Mark Godsey]

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