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Microsoft child pornography tip leads to arrest

Excerpt from PC & Tech Authority article. A Pennsylvania man has been charged with possessing and distributing images of child sexual abuse, following a tip-off from Microsoft. The suspect, named as 20-year-old Tyler James Hoffman, is alleged to have uploaded the offending photos to the company’s OneDrive cloud storage service via his Microsoft Live email account on his smartphone. According to the police report, which was filed with the Monroe County Court last week, Microsoft detected in April that an image of child abuse had …

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Sex Trafficking – 21st Century Slavery

Yesterday Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and John Cornyn (R-TX) re-introduced the Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act, a bill which seeks to put an end to what they describe as “modern-day slavery” and one of the fastest growing crimes in the U.S. It was standing-room only at a briefing that the Senators held yesterday afternoon.  Academy-award actress Mira Sorvino, who also won a Golden Globe for her performance in the Lifetime miniseries “Human Trafficking,” spoke at the event and noted that a …

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