CBS NEWS - Mar 2 - Sex offenders in California will have one more roadblock in their efforts to lure young victims if lawmakers in Sacramento have anything to do with it. Norma Torres introduced the bill in January, which would make it a crime for California's 63,000 registered sex offenders to use any social networks. Match.com spokesperson Amy Canaday said that at this time Match.com does not do any background searches on its members because there is "no 100% accurate way to do them." MySpace has an aggressive policy in place to keep sex offenders of its site. MySpace runs a 24/7 system that looks for sex offenders using a five-point checklist: first name, last name, date of birth, gender and zip code. MySpace compares these identifying criteria with a national list of registered sex offenders, which they access from the identification verification company Sentinel Tech Holding. FULL ARTICLE @ CBS NEWS
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