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Over 300 cases of child exploitation went unnoticed by Facebook – study

"Facebook failed to catch hundreds of cases of child exploitation on its platform over the past six years, a study published on Wednesday found. The site was used as a medium to sexually exploit children in at least 366 cases between January 2013 and December 2019, a report from the not-for-profit investigative group Tech Transparency Project [TTP] analyzing Department of Justice news releases found."

December 20, 2019 In The News, State Oversight

Norfolk and Hampton foster care programs have steered work to company with personal ties to city officials

"'Virginians need to have confidence that their public officials are working for what’s in the best interest of the public,' said Daniel Stevens, executive director of Campaign for Accountability, a nonpartisan government watchdog organization based in Washington, D.C. 'These situations should be investigated, and the city governments should put in place procedures to ensure that the work is awarded to the most qualified candidates, not the candidates with the best connections.'"

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