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NCMEC • Missing Children Alerts

Missing: SHADARI GARDNER (IN) (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
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Missing: CRISTIAN RUNKLE (CA) (Thu, 14 Mar 2019)
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Missing: JATHIYA THOMPSON (IL) (Wed, 13 Mar 2019)
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U.S. Attorney's Office • Project Safe Childhood

Sex Trafficker of Minors Sentenced to 32 Years in Federal Prison (Tue, 26 Mar 2019)
Jackson, Miss. – Willie Charles Blackmon, Jr., 37, of Jackson, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Carlton W. Reeves to serve 384 months in federal prison, followed by a lifetime of supervised release, for sex trafficking of minors.
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Maryland Sex Offender Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Possession of Child Pornography (Tue, 26 Mar 2019)
U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander today sentenced Freddie Emerson Crockett, age 40, of Earleville, Maryland, to 10 year in prison, followed by lifetime supervised release for possession of child pornography. In imposing this sentence, the Court also found that Crockett had transported child pornography. Crockett will also pay $500 in restitution to one of the victims depicted in the images of child pornography that he possessed and transported. In addition, upon his release from prison, Crockett must continue to register as a sex offender in the places where he resides, where he is an employee, and where he is a student, under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).
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Former Dentist Sentenced To More than 10 Years’ Imprisonment for Drug Trafficking And Possession Of Child Pornography (Tue, 26 Mar 2019)
Earlier today, John Wolf, a former Manhattan dentist, was sentenced in federal court in Brooklyn to 121 months’ imprisonment by United States District Judge William F. Kuntz II for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine and possessing child pornography. As part of his sentence, Wolf must serve 10 years’ supervised release following his imprisonment and not have unsupervised contact with minors. Wolf will also be required to register as a sex offender upon his release from prison.
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Denver Doctor Charged with Transportation of Child Pornography and in Federal Custody (Tue, 26 Mar 2019)
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Former Department Of Defense Employee Sentenced To Ten Years For Attempting To Entice A Minor To Engage In Sexual Activity (Tue, 26 Mar 2019)
Jacksonville, Florida – U.S. District Judge Brian J. Davis today sentenced Mohammad Abdul Malek (68, St. Marys, GA) to 10 years in federal prison for attempted enticement and coercion of a minor to engage in sexual activity. Malek pleaded guilty on October 30, 2018.
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PEW Research Center • Internet, Science and Tech

Mobile Connectivity in Emerging Economies (Thu, 07 Mar 2019)
Access to mobile phones and social media is common across emerging economies. People around the world see certain benefits from these technologies, yet there are also concerns about their impact on children. The post Mobile Connectivity in Emerging Economies appeared first on Pew Research Center: Internet, Science & Tech.
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Facebook Algorithms and Personal Data (Wed, 16 Jan 2019)
About half of Facebook users say they are not comfortable when they see how the platform categorizes them, and 27% maintain the site’s classifications do not accurately represent them. The post Facebook Algorithms and Personal Data appeared first on Pew Research Center: Internet, Science & Tech.
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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans (Mon, 10 Dec 2018)
Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how advances in AI will affect what it means to be human, to be productive and to exercise free will. The post Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans appeared first on Pew Research Center: Internet, Science & Tech.
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Malaysia: Border Security Agency Act Comes into Force (Thu, 11 Jan 2018)
(Jan. 11, 2018) On December 29, 2017, the Malaysian Border Security Agency Act 2017 came into force. (Malaysian Border Security Agency Act 2017 (Act 799) (AKSEM Act), e-Federal Gazette website; Hashini Kavishtri Kannan, All-New AKSEM Act Comes into Force Today, NEW STRAITS TIMES (Dec. 29, 2017).) The Act, which was passed by the Parliament in August 2017, establishes […]
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Israel: Law Authorizes Court to Restrict Access to Internet Sites in Order to Prevent Criminal Activity (Tue, 10 Oct 2017)
(Oct. 10, 2017) On July 17, 2017, the Knesset (Israel’s parliament) passed the Law on Authorities for the Prevention of Committing Crimes Through Use of an Internet Site, 5777-2017 (Law on Authorities) (SEFER HAHUKIM [BOOK OF LAWS, official gazette, SH] 5777 No. 2650 p. 1040, available at KNESSET NATIONAL LEGISLATION DATABASE (in Hebrew).) The Law […]
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Italy: Measures to Fight Against Illegal Immigration Bolstered (Wed, 29 Mar 2017)
(Mar. 29, 2017) On February 18, 2017, new legislation on the fight against illegal immigration entered into effect in Italy. (Decree Law No. 13 of February 17, 2017, Urgent Provisions for the Acceleration of International Protection Procedures and for the Fight Against Illegal Immigration (D.L. No. 13), NORMATTIVA (in Italian).) More Efficient Handling of Non-EU […]
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Child Abuse

Finland: Finnish Parliament Revokes Underage Marriage Exception (Tue, 12 Mar 2019)
(Mar. 12, 2019) On February 19, 2019, the Finnish Parliament adopted changes to its Marriage Act, revoking the exception that persons not yet 18 may marry with special prior approval from the Ministry of Justice. (Press Release, Eduskunta [Parliament], Marriage with Underage Individuals Prohibited (Feb. 20, 2019) (in Swedish), Parliament website.) The parliamentary press release […]
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United Kingdom: Cliff Richard Wins Privacy Case Against BBC and South Yorkshire Police (Tue, 11 Sep 2018)
(Sept. 11, 2018) On July 18, 2018, Sir Cliff Richard OBE was awarded £210,000 (about US$270,360) in general damages after the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was held liable for infringing his privacy rights over the filming and broadcast of a search of his UK property by South Yorkshire Police (SYP) in relation to allegations of […]
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Brazil: State of Rio de Janeiro Enacts New Law for the Support of Victims of Rape (Wed, 11 Jul 2018)
(July 11, 2018) The State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has enacted a Law to create a program for the support of victims of rape in the state. According to article 2(§ 1) of Law No. 8,007 of June 26, 2018, the testimony of the female victim and the information collected in the health unit […]
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