Louisiana sex offenders must soon post their status on Facebook
By Kathy Finn
NEW ORLEANS | Thu Jun 21, 2012 7:52pm EDT
(Reuters) - Convicted sex offenders and child predators who set up a Facebook or other social networking page will have to post their criminal status in their profile under a Louisiana law that takes effect on August 1.
The measure, proposed by State Representative Jeff Thompson, may be the first such law in the nation. It expands on current state law requiring persons convicted of such crimes as aggravated incest, rape and pornography involving juveniles to disclose their crimes to local police, schools and other entities in the area where they live.
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