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2010-05-27 14:54:00

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The hopes of thousands of families are carried every day and seen by millions through a partnership that celebrates its 25th anniversary today. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/usps-deliveringhope/44014/ Valassis, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and the U.S. Postal Service have been working to reunite missing children with their families through...

2010-05-27 12:00:00

Postal Service, Valassis, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Commemorate 'Have You Seen Me?' 25th Anniversary WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The hopes of thousands of families are carried every day and seen by millions through a partnership that celebrates its 25th anniversary today. Valassis, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and the U.S. Postal Service have been working to reunite missing children with their families...

2010-05-20 08:00:00

What Parents Can Do to Keep Children Safe ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year in America an estimated 800,000 children are reported missing, more than 2,000 children each day. Of that number, 200,000 are abducted by family members, and 58,000 are abducted by non-family members. The primary motive for non-family abductions is sexual. Each year 115 children are the victims of the most serious abductions, taken by non-family members and either murdered, held for...

2010-05-10 08:30:00

Extraordinary Efforts by Law Enforcement in Australia, California, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Oregon Recognized to Commemorate National Missing Children's Day ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next week law enforcement officials from five states and Australia will be honored by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) for their extraordinary efforts to recover missing children and resolve child sexual exploitation cases....

2010-04-19 08:30:00

Trend Micro Joins 67 US-Based Electronic Service Providers and 6 International Law Enforcement Agencies on Major URL Project to Prevent Re-victimization ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) today announced that Trend Micro has joined the organization's Uniform Resource Locator (URL) Project which works to reduce child pornography on the Internet. Since 2007 NCMEC has collaborated with members of the Internet...

2010-03-31 11:23:00

Go Daddy, the World's Largest Internet Domain Name Registrar Partners with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Others to Stop the Sale of Child Pornography Online ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) today announced that GO DADDY has joined the Financial Coalition Against Child Pornography (FCACP). Go Daddy joins thirty-one leading financial institutions and Internet Service...

2010-03-10 09:32:00

BALTIMORE, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, Comcast, and the Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe) today announced the launch of new Internet safety videos now available on Comcast On Demand. The three separate videos, targeted to grade schoolers, 'tweens and high schoolers, explore the risks associated with the Internet. The videos contain content from the NetSmartz Workshop, an Internet safety program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited...

2009-12-16 12:41:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valassis (NYSE: VCI), one of the nation's leading media and marketing services companies, announced today the display of 33,000 posters in post offices across the country this busy holiday season, asking the public to get involved in the search for missing children - a cause featured across its RedPlum portfolio. The posters serve as a reminder to the U.S. Postal Service's (USPS) 12 million daily patrons that citizens like themselves help...

2009-12-15 23:01:00

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Microsoft Corp. is donating a technology that it developed to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) to assist in finding and removing many of the worst known images of child sexual exploitation from the Internet. The technology, named PhotoDNA, was created by Microsoft Research and helps calculate the distinct characteristics of a digital image to match it to other copies of that same...

2009-12-03 04:13:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Click2Mail, a U.S. Postal Service affiliate and operator of a leading online postal mail system, announced today the re-launch of its annual Christmas project -- Remind Santa -- which allows customers to create personalized, hand-signed letters from Santa that are delivered by mail to anyone they choose. The service is available online at www.remindsanta.com and $1 from every letter sent will go to support the National Center for Missing &...