New proposed law to keep your kids safe online

first_imgThe law required convicted sex offenders to register and update any email accounts, screen names for chatting services like AIM, or other identifiers with the state. The state then created a list and gave that list to the providers so they could purge the offenders from their sites if they desired. “They can take advantage of that trust you know to get the kids to send them explicit pictures, then they have leverage over the kids, so it really has opened the door for predators,” Johnson City Police Chief Brent Dodge said about the dangers of the internet. (WBNG) — While Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address was aimed at helping New York as a whole, one specific proposal is targeted at strengthening protection for children online. The internet has changed a lot since 2008, so not only will the new law address new platforms such as social media and dating apps, it will make it a crime for offenders to misrepresent themselves online.center_img According to the governor’s office, E-STOP sent the information of 22,000 sex offenders to social media sites in 2019. When Governor Cuomo was New York’s attorney general in 2008, he authored the Electronic Security and Targeting of Online Predators Act, or E-STOP, the basis for internet protection in the state today.last_img read more

Kalibo vice mayor urges residents: Brace for ‘new normal’

first_imgThis man cleans his hands at the handwashing station of the Kalibo Public Market. Kalibo vice mayor urged her residents to brace for new normal, saying the fight against coronavirus disease 2019 might still be far from over. JUN AGUIRRE KALIBO, Aklan – Vice mayor Cynthia Dela Cruz urged residents here to brace for the new normal, saying the fight against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) might still take time.Dela Cruz said members of the Municipal Council have already been oriented on the new normal, which includes the practice of proper physical distancing and the use of face masks. People who will be going to the Municipal Council office are also encouraged to do the same.  “We also advise our clients to limit physical contacts to any persons. If needed, physical contact should be less than 15 minutes and at the minimum distance of one meter,” said Dela Cruz.She also partnered with several business establishments in this capital town to set up handwashing stations in places such as the public market, shopping centers and public parks, among others.“We also thank Kool Earth, an environment group in Kalibo, for facilitating our call for more free hand washing facilities here,” Dela Cruz added.last_img read more

Proof that Mario Balotelli isn’t lazy?

first_imgOh Mario! Blessed with buckets of talent, Mario Balotelli has struggled to live up to the initial hype that surrounded him when he burst on to the professional scene for Inter aged 17.He has since bounced between some of European football’s biggest clubs and now finds himself under the spotlight at Liverpool for a whole new set of reasons.Balotelli’s struggles since pitching up at Anfield have seen many quick to lambast the striker for a perceived lack of work-rate and effort. But is that entirely true?Above is a video that goes someway to dispel the myth that Balotelli is a ‘lazy’ player, but is this just an isolated example?Liverpool fans, do you consider Balotelli to be lazy or just unlucky? Comment below…last_img read more