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Caught in the web : inside the police hunt to rescue children from online predators

Author
Sher, Julian, 1953-
Title
Caught in the web : inside the police hunt to rescue children from online predators / Julian Sher.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Carroll & Graf, 2007.
Description
319 p. ; 24 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0714/2007274963.html <Publisher description> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0738/2007274963-d.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • "Hear the Children Cry"
  • The wild, wild Web
  • Saving Jessica
  • The "spiral of abuse"
  • Buried in a landslide
  • Dear Mr. Gates...
  • A new focus
  • A picture is worth a thousand clues
  • Online undercover
  • CSI: porn
  • Choices and consequences
  • Wanted: "John Doe"
  • Predators, Inc.
  • Follow the money
  • Tourists on the prowl
  • Web of laws
  • New frontiers
  • Tech wars
  • Taking down the Wickermen
  • Virtual global cops
  • Empower the children
  • "Who saves one child saves the entire world"
  • Web resources for safer surfing
  • Cast of characters
  • Chronology of major investigations.
Summary
Documents the prevalence of child pornography on the Internet, revealing how the industry thrives and makes large profits while being effectively hidden by new technologies, in an account that also traces law enforcement efforts to halt the practice.
Kinsey subjects
Pedophilia. Sex offenders. Computer science. Child victims.
ISBN
9780786718887 0786718889

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
535.1 S54 c2 2007
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute