San Francisco claims website puts minors at risk

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Updated: 2/03 6:05 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The city of San Francisco has sued a social networking website claiming it is enabling sexual predators to target minors.

City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed the lawsuit on Monday against MeetMe.com, saying it was violating California laws by unlawfully publishing personal information such as profiles, photos and real-time locations that enable sexual predators to target children as young as 13.

The lawsuit says dozens of minors nationwide have been victimized in sex crimes by predators who relied on information obtained through the website of the Pennsylvania-based company.

MeetMe CEO Geoff Cook said the company cannot comment on the pending litigation but noted the company has online safety programs and works closely with law enforcement.

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