The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

AGs want Backpage.com to explain procedures: This week in Olympia, Washington 45 state Attorneys General have called on the Village Voice Media owned backpage.com to prove if and how they are monitoring the site for illegal activity, specifically the trafficking of children. The AGs also said that “they are asking the company to willingly provide …

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Connecticut’s Blumenthal, Along With Other AGs, Calls for Closure of Backpage.com: 21 state Attorneys General have called upon the Village Voice Media owned Backpage.com to close its adult section. You know, the section where women and children are trafficked and exploited. Those states include Connecticut, Arkansas, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, …

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MySpace hands over known sex offenders; how many unknown?: One of the problems I’ve had with all the blustering from state attorneys general about MySpace is what are the AGs doing about the predators that haven’t been caught yet? I never see anyone in the American media asking that question yet the Australian media has …

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MySpace won’t release list of sex offenders to states: In a follow-up to my post about 8 attorneys general who have demanded that MySpace give up all their information about sex offenders using their site, MySpace has flatly denied the request. MySpace’s chief security officer said the company regularly discloses information to law enforcement officials …

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