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Child Sexual Abuse Site With 400,000 Users Shut Down by a Multinational Task Force

An international task force has shut down a large-scale dark web child sexual abuse platform, along with several similarly aligned dark web chat sites. According to an announcement from Germany’s Central Office for Combating Internet Crime (ZIT), “Boystown” had 400,000 registered users and was “one of Europe’s most…Read more...
Tags: Europe, Science, Government, Germany, Tor, Law Enforcement, Social Issues, Computing, Sex Crimes, Dark Web, Child Sexual Abuse, Europol, Child Pornography, Central Office, Criminal Investigation, Federal Criminal Police Office

Death toll from COVID-19 in federal Oakdale facility now already officially up to four ... UPDATE: And a death now in federal prison in Ohio

A little more than a week ago, the federal Bureau of Prisons was touting that there were no federal prisoners or staff who had yet tested positive for the coronavirus.  Now, as detailed in this Reuters article, headlined "Death Toll From COVID-19 at Oakdale Prison in Louisiana Continues to Climb," we already have four confirmed deaths in just one federal facility: The death toll from COVID-19 at a U.S. prison in Oakdale, Louisiana, has continued climbing, with a fourth inmate now dead, the Bure...
Tags: Law, Cdc, Chicago, Brooklyn, Washington Dc, Ohio, Louisiana, Taylor, James Wilson, Reuters, Central Office, Atlanta Ga, Oakdale, Tucson AZ, Federal Correctional Institution, Bureau of Prisons

No joke: BOP on April 1 reporting ever growing number of COVID cases in ever growing number of federal facilities

Just this past Friday (March 27) as detailed in this post, the BOP's COVID-19 Update page was reporting "only" 14 federal inmates and 13 federal prison staffers had tested positive for COVID-19.  Now BOP has updated its cases as of April 1, and it now reports that 57 federal inmates and 37 federal prison staffers have tested positive.  Here is where these latest BOP numbers come from: (Inmate) 4/1/2020 - MDC Brooklyn; FCC Oakdale (11); USP Atlanta (4); MCC New York (4); FMC Butner (9); FCI Otis...
Tags: New York, Fcc, Law, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington Dc, Npr, Louisiana, Doj, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Central Office, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Brooklyn NY, Danbury, Rodriguez, Oakdale

Historic Mendez desegregation case gets its due in Westminster — where it started

As a girl, Sylvia Mendez and her brothers were barred from the local “white” school in Westminster because their family was of Mexican descent. How times have changed. Today, the Mendez family name is featured prominently in a sign outside the Westminster School District headquarters, and similar honors of their civil rights legacy are in the works. This month, district officials unveiled the monument outside their office, reading “In Honor of La Familia Mendez” with some more words about a laws...
Tags: News, Education, Obama, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Westminster, Local News, Orange County, Central Office, Board of Education, State Board of Education, Fullerton, Topeka Kansas, Chapman University

The First Music Streaming Service Was Invented in 1881: Discover the Théâtrophone

Every living adult has witnessed enough technological advancement in their lifetime to marvel at just how much has changed, and digital streaming and telecommunications happen to be areas where the most revolutionary change seems to have taken place. We take for granted that the present resembles the past not at all, and that the future will look unimaginably different. So the narrative of linear progress tells us. But that story is never as triumphantly simple as it seems. In one salient count...
Tags: Google, Europe, Technology, London, College, France, History, Budapest, Bob, Central Office, Facebook Twitter, Josh Jones, Forster, Victor Hugo, Ader, Ted Gioia

Shaping The Central Office of the Future

This article was contributed by Lior Mishan of Ethernity Networks Service providers have been under increasing pressure for several years to meet the growing expectations and demands of users. Now the advent of 5G networking is only adding to those expectations. ... [visit site to read more]
Tags: Advertising, Wireless, SDN, Central Office, Industry Viewpoint, Lior Mishan, Ethernity Networks Service

Office of Inspector General assails how federal Bureau of Prisons manages female prisoners

As reported in this Washington Times piece, "A critical shortage of correctional officers plaguing the nation’s prison system is having a disparate effect on female inmates, a government watchdog said Tuesday." Here is more about the report and reactions to it: The Justice Department’s inspector general, Michael E. Horowitz, concluded the dearth of trained prison employees is restricting the access of female prisoners to necessary care and services. “The lack of sufficient staff is most noticea...
Tags: Law, Justice Department, OIG, Central Office, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Washington Times, Danbury, HOROWITZ, Hurwitz, Bureau of Prisons, Bop, Douglas A Berman, Michael E Horowitz, Kara Gotsch, Gotsch, Hugh Hurwitz

Mozambique:Corruption Cost U.S.$6 Million in Three Months

[AIM] Maputo -Acts of corruption cost the Mozambican state 370 million meticais (about six million US dollars) over the past three months, according to Cristovao Mondlane, spokesperson of the Central Office for the Fight against Corruption (GCCC).
Tags: News, Mozambique, Central Office, Cristovao Mondlane

The IM Saturday Brunch: September 9, 2017

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” Chaplains will accept your gracious offer too! • • • FAITH AND FOOTBALL It is the first weekend of the NFL football season — college football kicked off last week — and Christianity Today just ran a timely article about the intersection of Christian faith and this popular U.S. sport. Paul Pu...
Tags: Europe, Florida, Germany, Nazis, Religion, NFL, Chicago, Atlantic, Yale, Tennessee, University Of Chicago, Hitler, Cleveland, Memphis, Caribbean, Cleveland Indians

The last Nazi hunters

Since 1958, a small department of Germany’s government has sought to bring members of the Third Reich to trial. A handful of prosecutors are still tracking down Nazis, but the world’s biggest cold-case investigation will soon be shut down. By Linda KinstlerThe Central Office for the Investigation of National Socialist Crimes is an austere, pale-yellow prison building nestled into the 18th-century city wall of Ludwigsburg in southwestern Germany. Once used by the Nazis to detain political prisone...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Nazis, World news, Holocaust, Second world war, War Crimes, Nazism, Central Office, Ludwigsburg, Rommel, Jens Rommel, Linda KinstlerThe

American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)

The ABPP serves the public need by providing oversight certifying psychologists competent to deliver high quality services in various specialty areas of psychology. Board certification (awarding a certificate in a specialty) assures the public that specialists designated by the ABPP have successfully completed the educational, training, and experience requirements of the specialty, including an examination designed to assess the competencies required to provide quality services in that specialt...
Tags: Psychology, Features, Mental Health, Search Engine, Conferences, Topics, For, Clinicians, Foundation Website, Researchers, Societal Or Organizational Membership, General Psychology, Varied Treatments, Mental Health Promotion, Varied Disorders, Central Office

Minnesota DNR Information Center Open Longer Hours for Customer Calls

Wildlife officer checking hunting license for deer hunting. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Minnesota –-( The Information Center at the Department of Natural Resources is piloting a permanent move to longer phone hours and days. Starting Nov. 2, outdoor enthusiasts can call for information in the evenings and Saturdays.The move, which provides better customer service, represents a more than 60 percent increase in availability over the usual weekday business hours of...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, PAUL, Central Office, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Department of Natural Resources, Lafayette Road, Minnesota Department, Tom Landwehr, Conservation News, Hunting News, DNR Information Center, Minnesota Ammoland, Information Center, DNR Central Office

Baseball Still Trails on Diversity

Major League Baseball was lily white, for players and management alike, until Jackie Robinson left the Negro Leagues to join the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. How much progress has been made toward the goal of diversity since then? Not enough. A new report by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida shows that Major League Baseball could still use some improvement when it comes to the hiring of people of color and women in management positions. The "2016 M...
Tags: News, America, Major League Baseball, Huffington Post, Houston Astros, Central Office, Jackie Robinson, University of Central Florida, Brooklyn Dodgers, Lapchick, Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, Richard Lapchick, Elizabeth Ann Thompson, Negro Leagues, Pam Gardner

Mozambique: Corrupt Tax Officers Caught Red-Handed

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Central Office for the Fight against Corruption (GCCC) has arrested two officers of the Mozambique Tax Authority (AT) for extortion.
Tags: Mozambique, Central Office, Maputo Mozambique, Corruption GCCC, Mozambique Tax Authority

Bradley, Polk County Schools Closed On Thursday; Other Closings Announced

Bradley County Schools will be closed on Thursday. All schools and the Central Office will be closed.
Tags: Bradley Polk County, Bradley County Schools, Central Office

Mozambique: Death On the Roads Linked to Corruption

The director of Mozambique's Central Office for the Fight against Corruption , Ana Maria Gemo, on Tuesday said that the carnage on Mozambican roads is closely related to corruption in the official bodies that deal with transport. Speaking to reporters during the sixth national meeting of the GCCC, which coincided with the tenth anniversary of the anti-corruption body, Gemo said that people responsible for inspecting vehicles take bribes to allow mechanically faulty vehicles to remain on the road...
Tags: Mozambique, Central Office, Ana Maria Gemo, Gemo