ERIC Number: ED423889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Preventing Child Exploitation on the Internet. Special Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations. United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
This Congressional Hearing focuses on protecting children from exploitation on the Internet. Opening remarks of Senator Gregg, statements of Senator Hollings, and Senator Mikulski, and statement and summary statement of Hon. Louis J. Freeh, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice, are provided at the beginning of the document. Topics of discussion in the hearing include: CyberTipline; Innocent Images initiative; child abduction and serial killer unit; training; public awareness; Innocent Images cases; national coordination; regional state and local task forces; DNA profiles; private industry assistance; Crimes Against Children Program accomplishments; prepared statement of Louis J. Freeh; implementation of 1998 FBI enhancements; challenges for combating child exploitation; crimes against children; extent of Internet child pornography problem; traveler cases; DNA tracking system; federal, state and local cooperation; caliber of FBI agents; resources needed; St. Mary's College students in Guatemala; and congressional intent. Nondepartmental Witness statement of Ernest E. Allen, president and CEO of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and update on progress addressing child sexual exploitation on the Internet, the subcommittee's mandate, and NCMEC report make up the end of the document. (AEF)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Welfare, Children, Cooperative Programs, Crime Prevention, Federal Programs, Internet, Safety, Sexual Abuse
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402; Web site: http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/senate
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.