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Meet 'Sweetie,' a virtual girl created to target child predators

Children's rights group Terre des Homme creates a computer-generated 10-year-old girl in hopes of nabbing adults willing to pay for a child's Webcam sex performance. Mission accomplished.

By Nov. 5, 2013


Canada nixes online spying bill designed to stop child predators

Despite "Protecting Children from Internet Predators Act" sounding like a well-intentioned bill, it was opposed by civil liberty groups because it sanctioned warrantless wiretapping.

By Feb. 12, 2013


New laws track child predators online

Two laws the president signed Monday will increase the coordination between Internet companies and law enforcement to track sex offenders online.

By Oct. 13, 2008


Study: Parents sweat online predators, social sites

Even though parents say they are uncomfortable with their children online, they still say it's a valuable source of information, according to a new study.

By Jan. 18, 2008


Keep your kids safe online - Net predators are a threat

Step 1: Worried about protecting your children while they surf the Web? Molly Wood shows you how to keep your kids safe from Internet predators.

May. 21, 2008


Emoticons turn terrifying for child safety campaign

The usually endearing emoticon gets super creepy for an eye-catching French campaign aimed at making parents aware of who their kids may be talking to online.

By Jan. 21, 2014


The 404 1,379: Where we lead you to the river (podcast)

A guide to thieving in the 21st century, a retrospective of Gaultier's designs in "The Fifth Element," online vigilantes ensnare 1,000 Webcam sex tourists, and the Knock Knock app for iOS.

By Nov. 6, 2013


Scientist: Cats think you are just a big, stupid cat

Anthrozoologist John Bradshaw insists that cats really aren't terribly domesticated and think that humans are the same species as them, but oddly "non-hostile."

By Jan. 12, 2014


New York A.G. removes 2,100 sex offenders from online games

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says registered sex offenders have been removed from games from Gaia Online, NCSoft, and THQ, among others.

By Dec. 19, 2012