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Crimes against children are of particular concern for those in society. The popular view is that children should be protected from those who seek to do them harm.

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Facebook updated Community Standards

Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms. Users can exchange thoughts and ideas through words, photos and video. At times, however, status updates can offend other users. In an attempt to improve the user's experience, Facebook has updated its Community Standards.

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Oklahoma investigates internet crimes against children

Crimes against children are of particular concern for those in society. The popular view is that children should be protected from those who seek to do them harm. One way to protect children is to monitor internet use. The internet is sometimes used to lure children into dangerous situations.

Facebook updated Community Standards

Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms. Users can exchange thoughts and ideas through words, photos and video. At times, however, status updates can offend other users. In an attempt to improve the user's experience, Facebook has updated its Community Standards.

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Revenge website operator now seeks privacy protection

In an age of social media, it can be difficult to maintain a sense of privacy. In the case of a romance that has gone sour, social media serves as fertile ground to mount revenge. One website made it convenient for jilted lovers to embarrass their old flames. The website has since been shut down but there are additional issues that linger for the owner of the site.

How to avoid identity theft

Identity theft has been around for decades. However, with the advent of sophisticated technology the scams aimed at stealing identity have become more prevalent and the damage to an individual's life even more devastating. The FBI has long been engaged in finding those who steal the identity of others. The bureau has some advice for consumers who seek to protect themselves from this type of crime.

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Federal cyber stalking case dismissed

Twitter posts are protected as free speech in some instances, according to one federal judge. After being indicted for cyber stalking, the defendant is now seeking release because the case against him has been dismissed.

Sony hacking shows dark side of Internet crime

Oklahoma residents may have heard or read about the recent hacking of emails and other documents from Sony Corp. As of this writing, the identity of the hacker or hackers has not yet been determined. Some have speculated that North Korean agents, angered by the upcoming release of a film that portrays their leader in a bad light, may be behind the hacking. Others suspect a domestic hacker. Gossip websites and others have had a field day with hacked embarrassing emails between Sony movie executives in which they insult each other, movie star Angelina Jolie and even President Obama.

'Internet crime' carries a very heavy connotation

The amazing technological strides we have made in the last two decades has changed the world forever. We can connect with anyone whenever we want; most, if not all, of human knowledge is just a few keystrokes away; and our ability to create and manage tremendous things online really is an incredible accomplishment when you think about it.

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