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Senate panel approves online sex trafficking bill

Senate panel approves online sex trafficking bill The Senate Commerce Committee approved SESTA this week (Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act). This bi-partisan legislation was introduced to amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) to help stop human trafficking and give victims legal recourse against those who have profited from their suffering and abuse — including social media networks, advertisers and others who fail to keep exploitative materials off their platforms. Online companies were worried the bill would make them unfairly liable for content posted by third parties and received opposition from heavy-hitters in the tech world. However,...

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PragerU Sues Google and YouTube for Censoring Videos

PragerU Sues Google and YouTube for Censoring Videos Liberty Counsel distributed a press release this week stating Prager University (PragerU)  has filed a federal lawsuit in California against Google and YouTube for censoring its educational videos. The suit charges that YouTube (which is owned by Google) “use their restricted mode filtering … as a political gag mechanism to silence PragerU.” PragerU, founded by radio talk show host Dennis Prager, is a conservative nonprofit digital media organization that is associated with and presents the views of leading conservative experts on current and historical events. The organization produces short, concise, graphics-based...

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Video: Child Sex Trafficking 101

Video: Child Sex Trafficking 101 We’ve all heard the term sex trafficking . . . but there are a lot of question that many people feel uncomfortable asking. Atticus Investigates created this rundown to help you understand what it is and how American girls are being targeted. Stay tuned for more eye-opening videos. What you do next makes a difference . . . Spread awareness! Share this...

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84 Minors Rescued in Anti-Sex Trafficking Sting

84 Minors Rescued in Anti-Sex Trafficking Sting Victims as Young as 3-Months-Old Rescued The Federal Bureau of Investigation, along with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), announced today that 84 minors were recovered and 120 traffickers were arrested as part of Operation Cross Country XI, a nationwide effort focusing on underage human trafficking that ran from October 12-15, 2017. The FBI Omaha Child Exploitation Task Force recovered two minors and arrested two traffickers as part of operations based out of the Omaha field office. This is the 11th iteration of the FBI-led Operation Cross Country (OCC), which took...

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A Call to Amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

A Call to Amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act I AM JANE DOE chronicles the story of several children who filed suit against Backpage and the Village Voice for injuries they sustained by virtue of being sex trafficked online. Nearly all of those suits were dismissed under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act which protects online providers from liability for any third party content. However, a court recently expanded Section 230 in one of the Jane Doe cases to protect actual criminal conduct (as opposed to passively hosting speech), thus prompting the calls of the mothers...

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