No More Adult Social Networking

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  1. hottiejimmie

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    The federal government is proposing regulations that would effectively kill adult social-networking sites. This is being done under the guise of fighting child pornography. You have until September 10 to object to these regulations.
    The Department of Justice is proposing regulations to implement a federal law designed to combat child pornography, known as Section 2257. The law was first enacted in 1998 and was amended in 2006 and significantly expanded to include regulation of the Internet.
    While many of the regulations pertain to companies that produce adult entertainment magazines and videos (and are extremely burdensome), they would also affect anyone who uses an adult social-networking site. Here's how:
    • The regulations would require the people running a site to get and maintain personal information from every user (that means you) who posts a 'sexually explicit' photo, including your photo ID (driver's license, passport, or military ID).
    • The regulations would allow the Attorney General to conduct warrantless searches at will on the sites records, including your personal information.
    • There are few safeguards over what the FBI can do with the information it obtains.
    • If a site operator fails to comply with the regulations, he or she would face a prison sentence of up to 5 years.
    Please visit the following website to file an email complaint with the DOJ!

    Say No to Section 2257! | National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
     
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