NY State’s Next Step in Fight Against Online Predators

Friday, April 4th, 2008

Earlier this week, the North Country Gazette reported a story about the NY State Senate’s efforts to further increase protections to kids online by taking another whack at would-be predators. Since I live in the state, I have a soft spot for these stories. You can read the full article here: Senate Okays Exploitation Prevention […]

Parents in Indiana Can Feel A Bit Safer in ’08

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

This blog headline page (which I think is a great idea) basically highlights the top stories from the Journal Gazette in Indiana. Anne Gregory is the author and today she wrote a good post about a recently passed state law that helps protect kids from online predators: New law protects children from predators Senate Enrolled Act 258 […]

New Hampshire Bill Tries to Tackle Internet Predators

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

As I did yesterday, here is one state’s movement on nabbing Internet predators and purveyors of child pornography. Kevin Landrigan of the Nashua Telegraph wrote a lengthy piece on Bill No. SB 495: Court deals a blow to sex-predator bill. Here’s a short summary of his piece, though I do highly encourage reading it… BILL […]

Connecticut Law Tries to Tackle Internet Predators

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Didn’t have much news to post over the last few days that was worth noting – but today I found a couple things… Hailing from the Connecticut State government (courtesy of Jennifer Abel at the Hartford Advocate), looks at a new law that would require computer sex criminals to be monitored by the state for […]

New NY Legislation: Latest Unfulfilling Promise

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

The news of the day is this – the year’s 2nd “most useless” idea for online safety. The first, of course, being the MySpace agreement. Now, my own state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo – along with Republican Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno and Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver – has proposed legislation that would require […]