MySpace led to sexual exploitation of...

MySpace led to sexual exploitation of five teens

There are 126 comments on the Newsday story from Jun 15, 2007, titled MySpace led to sexual exploitation of five teens. In it, Newsday reports that:

A Sound Beach man used a MySpace page to contact and sexually exploit at least five boys between the ages of 12 and 14, the Suffolk police said.

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Clarksville, TN

#174 Jun 27, 2007
Bobby McGee wrote:
MySpace should be shut down they habor these creeps and refuse to turn over the info on them why do we let them stay in business when they are only harming our kids?
well... i do not believe that myspace should be shut down. everything happens for a reason. and if you have done a good job at parenting your shild will know right from wrong.

Adelaide, Australia

#176 Jul 1, 2007
Why do people suggest that children or adolescents cannot consent to sex or other intimate acts When it is a statistically proven fact that more than half of all children have engaged in sex before they are adults anyway?Many of these sexual relationships between two minors are clearly against the law yet minors are never disciplined for such actions. An adult can be imprisoned or bashed or killed for engaging in the exact same activity.This attitude is clearly age discriminant!

Penn Yan, NY

#177 Jul 1, 2007
Sex with 'children', if only by a day, is very much like abortion, in that it will generate much heat and little light. I don't imagine anybody ever had their mind changed by logical discourse on either subject.


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Mount Vernon, NY

#179 Jul 5, 2007
seriously wrote:
i still don't even understand what happened here. the charge is 'use of a child in a sexual performance'. what does that even mean?
The NYS Penal Law states
ยง 263.05 Use of a child in a sexual performance.
A person is guilty of the use of a child in a sexual performance if
knowing the character and content thereof he employs, authorizes or
induces a child less than seventeen years of age to engage in a sexual
performance or being a parent, legal guardian or custodian of such
child, he consents to the participation by such child in a sexual
Use of a child in a sexual performance is a class C felony.

Chesapeake, VA

#180 Jul 7, 2007
Viamund wrote:
The problem with stupid, superstitious people is their warped values. There is nothing wrong with consensual, recreational sexual activity. The age and sex of those involved is irrelevant. All consensual sex is harmless, all consensual sex is the same, all consensual sex must be legalized. You want to debate something? Debate the fact that it is sick that Religions(all churches) are permitted tax-exempt status. That's the true evil that needs to be cured. That and the sick propaganda that people try to spread with fear, shame and lies about how horrible the human body and pleasure (especially sexual pleasure) is.
SICK!!! These were children - too young too "consent"

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