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Myspace finds 29,000 convicted sex offenders

by on25 July 2007


Four times more than it expected

says that it has detected and deleted 29,000 convicted sex offenders on its service.

According to the company orginally said that it had deleted about 7,000 user profiles that belonged to convicted offenders.
However the real figure was revealed by US state authorities after MySpace turned over information on convicted sex offenders it had removed to the government.

Late last year, the company linked up with background verification company Sentinel Tech Holdings to co-develop the first US national database of convicted sex offenders to make it easier to track offenders on the Internet.

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