[TTJDeals] The Ultra-Premium Mac Bundle
A new Louisiana law requires sex offenders to list their criminal status on social media sites so that others would know about them.

Your take on Getting a SmartWatch?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...Loading...

It had been a policy of Facebook and certain other notable social media sites that they would remove sex offenders from their network. However, identifying and filtering out sex offenders is not a fool-proof system. Now, a new Louisiana law binds the sex offenders that they must list their criminal status on social media sites so that others would know about their legal status.


Law, Image Credit: Wikimedia

In a way, this is a great move since huge hoards of youth are hooked up to social media sites these days. And many of these are very vulnerable, using these sites without the supervision of an elder. The result is that they may fall prey to criminals online.

The new law, which has been proposed by State Rep. Jeff Thompson, will be effective from August 1 and it requires that sex offenders “shall include in his profile for the networking website an indication that he is a sex offender or child predator and shall include notice of the crime for which he was convicted, the jurisdiction of conviction, a description of his physical characteristics… and his residential address.”

Sex offenders already require to follow a number of other laws in different states. For instance when they move to a new neighborhood, the must make the authorities aware of their conviction as sex offender.

Thompson’s concerns are indeed justified. He says, “It provides the same notice to persons in whose home you are injecting yourself via the Internet. “I challenge you today to walk down the street to see how many people and children are checking Pinterest, Instagram and other social networking sites. If you look at how common it is, that’s 24 hour a day, seven days a week for somebody to interact with your children and your grandchildren.”

Source: CNN


Belkin Brings Slingbox TVPlus Media Streamer For Smart Devices

Here Is A Really Cool Google Docs Demo
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On June 23, 2012(2 years, 8 months ago.)

Recent Products

Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Compare  

What Do You Think?

Loading Disqus Comments ...
Loading Facebook Comments ...

FTC Disclosure: Some of the links of this website are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.


Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Our today’s tutorial is about how to change Font on Android.
Here is the tutorial about how to setup MMS on Android device.
In this tutorial I will show you how to enable Instant Upload inside your Google+ app on Android, so that you can sync your photos and videos with Google+ instantly.
Here is another tutorial for the Android lovers. I will show you how to change keyboard on Android.
Here is our new android tutorial on how to change the default launcher on Android.
Here is the tutorial about how to setup Internet settings on Android device.
Today, We are going to show you a tutorial on how to disable Geotagging on Android.
here is our new Android tutorial on how to change default music player on android
The tutorial will help you to add multiple Google Account on your Android device.
Here we will show how you could Jailbreak Any iPhone Or iPad On Latest Firmware iOS 8.1.2. Keep reading.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook