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Parolee Who Set Up Internet Dates With Gay Men To Rob Them Found Guilty

A parolee who set up dates with gay men through social networking sites for the sole purpose of robbing them is headed back to court Tuesday to face trial on other charges.


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Man, 23, Gets 7 Years In Prison For Taking San Bernardino Girl, 13, To Las Vegas For Sex

A man who took a 13-year-old San Bernardino County girl to Las Vegas for sex after chatting with her through social networking sites has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison.

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Calif. Senate Rejects Social Network Privacy Bill

The California Senate has rejected a bill designed to increase privacy on social networking sites, amid objections from some of industry’s biggest players.


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Facebook Sharing Sends Readers To Big News Sites

Facebook is influencing what news gets read online as people use the Internet’s most popular hangout to share and recommend content.


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New Law May Bring Fines To Online Impersonators

A law taking effect with the new year will make impersonating someone online through social network pages, texts or e-mails a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 and a year in jail.