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Source code for MySpace pedophile-hunter bot

Wired News has released the source code for a program written by its editor Kevin Poulsen to catch pedophiles on MySpace by comparing MySpace profiles to registries of sex-offenders. Poulsen is a notorious reformed hacker who wrote the code to produce empirical data on the use of MySpace by sexual predators, though he acknowledges that the code only catches predators who use their real names, and that some sex offenders use the site for Innocent purposes, to stay in touch with friends and family.

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One thought on “Source code for MySpace pedophile-hunter bot

  1. Meet the bee’s!!! A trademark made to detour pedophiles and predators from our children.. With inspirational songs that your children can sing, making the pedophile and predator aware there a Bee fan.. With tools that teach our children to simply speak out and no longer have fear… With a product line that the pedophiles will reconize your child is a Bee Fan and has been educated!!!

    Hello, my name is Daniel Duque and I work for Bee Aware Inc., educating our children and parents to recognize and protect against the dangers of predators and pedophiles. Our program instills the confidence in kids to allow them to defend themselves if found in a situation. Please check out our website given below for more information and how you can help support this cause, or email me a reply if any questions. Thank you for your time. “We believe every safe child should be recognized and every lost child, remembered.” (Barbara Farris; President of Bee Aware Inc.)

    Below is our main website and demo music videos of songs to instill in the children and teach them to speak up. I have also attached a powerpoint presentation to present more information on what Bee Aware Inc. is.

    http://www.BeeAware.org (Main Website)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYmzC2hOiZY (Bee Aware)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UV5Z82XUmHU (Bee Rap)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-j0XlXxImLE (Bee Anthem)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjgoGPI-8Wg (Bee Haw)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yh08L1dsWaQ (Bee Squad

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