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Sex Offenders Online Gaming Account Purged By NY Attorney General
2012-12-20 05:05:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that accounts of more than 2,100 more registered sex offenders have been removed from online gaming communities as part of a first-of-its-kind initiative to protect children from predators within online gaming networks. The program, dubbed “Operation: Game Over,” coincides with recent cases of sexual predators using voice and text chat features in online gaming...

"Operation Game Over" Targets Sexual Predators
2012-04-06 07:43:35

New York State is taking advantage of a newly passed law to help rid online gaming sites of sexual predators. The project, called “Operation Game Over” purged the rolls of video game platforms in order to protect children from online predators. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says, “We must insure online video game systems do not become a digital playground for dangerous predators. That means doing everything possible to block sex offenders from using gaming...

2011-11-15 10:24:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC's Latino and Latin American Institute will present its 2011 Gesher Award to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for his commitment to strengthening the friendship between the Latino and Jewish communities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The event will take place on November 16, at 6 p.m., at the Time Warner Center in New York. "Eric Schneiderman has long strengthened the bonds of friendship...

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2011-03-30 05:55:00

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Tuesday that he would review AT&T's proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA for any potential anti-competitive impacts on consumers and businesses. "My office will ensure New York consumers are protected," said Schneiderman in a statement. "The merger must not reduce access to low-cost options and newest broadband-based technologies," he said, citing a potential "near duopoly" as a result of the proposed acquisition. If...