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2009-05-11 12:33:00

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is Charity of Choice LIVONIA, Mich., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valassis (NYSE: VCI), one of the nation's leading media and marketing services companies, announced today that it has strengthened its commitment to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children(R) (NCMEC). In addition to featuring the faces of missing children on its RedPlum products in the mail, the newspaper and at redplum.com, Valassis employees have...

2009-04-08 10:33:00

More than 675,000 Reports of Child Sexual Exploitation and More than 135,000 Missing Children Recovered ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More missing children come home safely today than any other time in American history. And more offenders who prey upon children are identified and successfully prosecuted than ever before according to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC). The organization is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and...

2009-03-31 08:30:00

Free Resource for Children 8 to 12 Years Old On Gaming Etiquette, Harassment, and Sharing Personal Information ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children(R) (NCMEC) and Sprint (NYSE: S), released new resources to help tweens (youth ages 8 to 12) stay safer while gaming online. The new materials address issues such as gaming etiquette, harassment from other players, and the risks of sharing too much personal...

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2009-03-11 07:10:00

Responding to allegations that it promotes prostitution, Internet bulletin board Craigslist said on Tuesday that it has seen "spectacular" results in its efforts to reduce "erotic services" listings. Writing in a blog post, Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster said the volume of erotic services ads had plunged 90 to 95 percent in Chicago and four other U.S. cities since stricter measures were put in place last year. The crackdown on the sex ads is a direct result of a collaborative effort launched...

2009-03-02 13:37:00

ROCKAWAY, N.J., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- AMBER Ready, Inc., formerly known as AMBER Alert Safety Centers, Inc., today announced that its novel AMBER Ready II enrollment platform will be officially launched on April 1, 2009, allowing parents or guardians with children under the age of 18 to easily store their children's preconfigured AMBER Ready Profile in their personal wireless multimedia phone. Commenting on the Company's formal corporate name change, Kai Patterson, founder, Chairman and...

2009-01-08 10:00:00

BETHEL, Conn., Jan. 8, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Power of Parents, a child safety program created in partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Duracell, announced today that they will join forces with Golden Globe-winning actress Kyra Sedgwick in delivering crucial information about keeping America's children safer through a radio Public Service Announcement. Sedgwick lends her distinct voice and star power to spread awareness about the free...

2008-12-11 08:02:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valassis (NYSE: VCI), one of the nation's leading media and marketing services companies, announced today that it is once again expanding the America's Looking For Its Missing Children(R) Program on its RedPlum(R) Free-standing Insert (FSI). The national FSI reaches 60 million households across the nation and has a banner on the top back cover of the coupon booklet which features a Have You Seen Me? (R) color photo of a missing child....

2008-08-26 09:00:45

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EMBARQ announces that, in an effort to help eliminate online child pornography, it will participate in the URL project launched by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) to fight online child pornography. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060516/EMBARQLOGO) As part of the Memorandum of Understanding signed by NCMEC and EMBARQ, the company will block access to Web sites hosted on its network in...

2008-08-21 09:00:24

NSTeens.org, an Internet safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Sprint (NYSE:S), is now offering online materials in Spanish to help raise safety awareness in Hispanic communities. Created by experts at NCMEC's NetSmartz Workshop, the resource educates today's tech-savvy generation about the potential risks they may encounter while growing up on the Internet and the importance of modeling safer behavior online. Now entering its second year,...

2008-07-18 09:00:36

Utah and 36 other states have signed a deal with some of the nation's top cable companies in an effort to limit the distribution of child pornography. Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff's office announced the agreement on Thursday, alongside the attorneys general for other states. Cable operators including Comcast, Time Warner, Cox Communications, Charter Communications and others have agreed to use a database of known child porn trafficking Web sites to block such sites from being hosted...


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