NY: Cuomo: Make Sex Offenders Disclose Dating, Gaming User Names

[nbcnewyork.com – 12/22/19]

New York’s governor says convicted sex offenders should be required to disclose their social media screen names to prevent them from using apps to exploit children.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that existing laws targeting online predation don’t account for new technology. His proposal, unveiled as part of his State of the State agenda, would require sex offenders to hand over screen names for dating and gaming apps, as well.

The Democrat’s proposed legislation would also make it a crime for convicted sex offenders to misrepresent themselves online.

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I guess the next round of laws that some idiot politician getting ready to run for re-election will come up with is that all RCs must turn over all financial information – credit card numbers, bank account numbers, etc. Why? Because it is possible that an RC may spend money on a purchase which may be an item that could be considered a “Gift” for grooming a potential future victim. An RC may not by law spend money on anything that could be used and enjoyed by a child under the age of 18.

I mean really – why not? If it saves just one child then it is worth it! – Correct?!

Will this madness every stop??

During the time of year that is darkest,we celebrate a day of hope! What follows is the days get longer and brighter. Through hope and determination good will always triumph over evil. Merry Christmas to all.

There are many here believes the Democrats are more friendlier that the Republicans to RC’s causes, however, the feeding for votes is important to all of them and we are easy and cheap bait. This will continue until we challenge them with the truth. As far Cuomo he is hiding something in his closet, because He has bad associates on the subject and He has very little else to offer the voters.

So just sex offenders for said law even though plenty of murderers and robbers with criminal records are using sites like craigslist to trick people into meeting at places, so they can rob and possibly kill them. Yes, the Us is extremely immature when it comes to anything involving sex……….

Well it seems the major dating apps and sites don’t allow people who have felony convictions including those for sex offenses to join. Of the ones I looked into they don’t do active background checks, but would immediately remove an account if belonged to a felon or sex offender. Love how these idiot politicians worry about people being exploited on social media or dating platforms when a lot of sites and apps already forbid groups of people from creating accounts because of certain legal trouble in the past.

We can all donate to Andrew Cuomo…. I have… and I am waiting for the right time to reveal that a sex offender has been a regular donor to him.

If we get enough of us that donate a dollar to his campaign.. and then BOOM, alert the media that thousands of sex offenders donated to him… The most important objective would be to ruin his life. It will probably not happen, he survived all the sex offenders in NY government around him… so this guy is a savvy opponent. Somehow get the mafia to turn their backs on him, leaving him unprotected from media attacks… I simply do not have the smarts to do that. But I grow weary of constant defensive postures….

I found some interesting caselaw regarding disclosing internet identifiers and also websites and services a person uses.

You can search for the following case:
Doe v. State, 898 F.Supp.2d 1086 (D. Ne. 2012)

In this case a judge held a state law unconstitutional on many grounds including requiring people to disclose internet identifiers AND ALSO requiring them to disclose website and areas of the internet they used or went to.

This case is also referenced in the below link to a US Department of Justice memo from March 2018 which referenced this case and reiterated that a successful case was brought that stated disclosing internet identifiers was unconstitutional.


So in my mind the current disclosing of identifiers AND the proposed disclosing of all areas of the internet you use are both unconstitutional and should be strongly challenged prior to this law being updated.