Bill Targets Sex Offenders on Social Networking Sites

New York's lawmakers have introduced legislation to keep convicted sex offenders off the likes of Facebook and MySpace. In a press conference, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, State Sen. Joseph Bruno, and Assemblyman Sheldon Silver unveiled details of the Electronic Security and Targeting of Online Predators Act (E-Stop), a new bill to crack down on the presence of sex offenders on the Internet, specifically on sites where they could get in touch with minors.

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