Can the Government Force Suspects to Decrypt Incriminating Files?

John Villasenor, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Center for Technology Innovation Slate.com March 06, 2012 — In October 2010, law enforcement agents pursuing a child pornography investigation tracked a Florida man suspected of sharing illegal images to a hotel room in California. After obtaining a search warrant, they raided the room, seizing computers and hard […]

CONTINUE READING

You’re Invited! “Pembroke Circle” Launch Party

You are invited to participate in the launch of our fundraising campaign. Come see an exclusive screening of a preview scene, a Q&A with the actors and the director, refreshments and more! When: Thursday, March 15th at 7:00pm Where: UCF Center For Emerging Media   500 Livingston St.   Orlando, FL 32801 Please send your RSVP […]

CONTINUE READING

NYC Council Wants Village Voice’s Backpage.com Shut Down!

http://www.politicker.com By Hunter Walker February 29, 2011 Councilman Brad Lander and Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito introduced a resolution today asking Village Voice Media to shut down the controversial “adult” section of its classified ad site Backpage. The resolution criticizes Backpage as a “platform to traffic minors for sex.” “Whereas, Backpage’s adult section is facilitating sex trafficking […]

CONTINUE READING

Noble Brews: Coffee with a Cause

  OrlandoSentinel.com Heather McPherson, FOOD Fair trade offers a feel-good vibe about many things we eat and drink. Simply put, it refers to items that are purchased from farmers “who are justly compensated,” according to Fair Trade USA, a leading certifier of these products. The approach ensures farmers are paid fair prices, workers operate in […]

CONTINUE READING

“Think Fair” – Apple becomes the world’s first Fair Trade tech company – who’s next?

By Tom Foremski | January 15, 2012, 11:33pm PST For the first time, Apple has disclosed the identity of 156 suppliers, and said it will become the first tech company to join the Fair Labor Association (FLA). This means that the FLA will investigate Apple suppliers and issue regular reports on their labor practices. “We’re […]

CONTINUE READING

Ending the Scourge of Prostitution

Many are unaware that Israel is classified as a destination and source country for human trafficking, of women in particular.

CONTINUE READING

West Palm Sex-trafficking Suspect Arrested in Texas

By Peter Franceschina and Alexia Campbell, Sun Sentinel9:18 p.m. EST, February 8, 2012 A West Palm Beach man who goes by the name “Shagg Dogg” and was wanted for sex-trafficking a runaway minor was tracked down and arrested Tuesday by federal authorities in Texas. The FBI and a human-trafficking task force arrested Rashad Emon Clark […]

CONTINUE READING

Woman Caught Transporting Illegal Immigrants

By: Jeff Butera HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – A Saturday evening traffic stop led to a 21-year-old woman facing possible human smuggling charges, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Kathleen Roberson, 21, of Phenix, Alabama was pulled over by a Hillsborough County deputy near Progress Boulevard and Falkenburg Road […]

CONTINUE READING

Experts: Super Bowl Festivities Leads to Human Trafficking from Florida

Law enforcement focuses on Super Bowl weekend By: Dan Corcoran PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – While final preparations are being made ahead of Super Bowl XLVI, law enforcement from Florida and elsewhere is honing in on the potential for a spike in child sex trafficking.  The federal government reports that Florida is among the top […]

CONTINUE READING

Cab Drivers Enlisted to Combat Human Trafficking at the Super Bowl

Training is part of plan to show hospitality By MAUREEN HAYDEN CNHI Indiana INDIANAPOLIS — Hundreds of Indianapolis cab drivers being trained in how to show Hoosier hospitality for soon-to-arrive Super Bowl fans are also learning how to recognize sex workers brought in for the event. The cab drivers are part of a larger group […]

CONTINUE READING
Change this in Theme Options
Change this in Theme Options