MySpace: “zero tolerance for (90,000 ??!) sexual predators”

04Feb09

Zero toleranceFrom CNN: MySpace.com has identified and removed 90,000 convicted sex offenders from its popular online social-networking site, according to one of the dozens of state attorneys general who pressured the site to beef up its safety standards.
MySpace.com’s chief security officer said in 2007 the site has “zero tolerance for sexual predators.”
Richard Blumenthal, the attorney general of Connecticut who spearheaded the campaign to subpoena MySpace, told CNN Radio he found the number “appalling.”
“These convicted, registered sex offenders clearly create profiles seeking to prey on children,” he said, adding, “This revelation is totally appalling and unacceptable, and this shocking revelation, resulting from our subpoena, also provides compelling proof that social networking sites remain ripe with sexual predators.” [ Read full article ]



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