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MySpace kicks out 90,000 sex offenders, Connecticut AG says

According to one of the dozens of state attorneys general who pressure MySpace.com to increase its safety standards, MySpace.com has identified and removed 90,000 convicted sex offenders site. Although MySpace.com initially cited federal privacy laws in refusing to comply with the subpoena, the company has since used a tool known as Sentinel SAFE to track online sex offenders. MySpace's chief security officer, Hemanshu Nigam, stated that he hopes that Facebook will do the same.



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