Cracking Down on Online Exploitation: Law Enforcement’s Tireless Battle to Safeguard Minors

Bakersfield, California – Law enforcement in Bakersfield has intensified efforts to safeguard minors from the dangers of online exploitation. With the rapid growth of internet usage among young people, the need to combat this issue and protect vulnerable individuals has become paramount. Online exploitation poses a significant threat to minors, as predators and criminals leverage digital platforms to target and exploit them. Recognizing this concern, law enforcement agencies in Bakersfield are working tirelessly to stay ahead of these online offenders. Efforts to combat online exploitation involve multiple tactics. Law enforcement has increased monitoring of social … Read more

Epiq Unveils Advanced Technology to Safeguard Class Action Claims from Fraud

NEW YORK (AP) — In anticipation of new digitization trends, Epiq, a global technology-enabled leader in the legal industry and corporations, has announced additional technology enhancements. These advancements aim to protect the integrity of class action claims by ensuring that valid claims are honored and fraudulent claims are stopped. Epiq’s proven anti-fraud process, EpiqShield™, combines technologies, people, and protocols to safeguard settlements from evolving threats. “Bad actors have increased their digital assaults on the class action claims process in recent years,” said Loree Kovach, Epiq’s Senior Vice President of Strategy and Client Technology. Kovach works … Read more

Colorado Introduces Bill to Safeguard Transgender and Non-Binary Rights, Filling Key Gap in Anti-Bias Laws

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Colorado lawmakers have introduced a bill to strengthen protections for transgender and non-binary individuals within the state’s anti-bias and harassment laws. The proposed legislation, known as Senate Bill 189, aims to address a crucial gap in current statutes by explicitly targeting gender identity and expression as grounds for addressing harassment and intimidation. Supporters of the bill argue that it is a necessary step towards fostering inclusivity and countering anti-trans rhetoric. On April 1st, the bill will undergo its first committee hearing. The Gender-Related Bias-Motivated Crimes Bill, SB24-189, seeks to provide comprehensive … Read more

San Diego City Attorney Proposes New Legislation to Safeguard Access to Healthcare and Religious Services

San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliot plans to introduce updated legislation in March that aims to protect residents’ access to healthcare, religious services, and school meetings. The legislation will have a broad impact, but it is specifically framed around women’s reproductive rights in honor of Women’s History Month. According to Elliot, the proposed laws will provide safeguards for individuals seeking vaccines, gender-affirming care, or any other healthcare services they deem necessary for their own well-being. The legislation seeks to update San Diego’s existing laws, some of which are over two decades old, and include an … Read more