The state's senior deputy attorney general, Robert Montgomery, likened the law to a 1992 Supreme Court decision that forbids politicking within 100 feet of a polling place.He noted that social networking sites are used to gain information in more than 80% of online sex crimes against children."These are some of the worst criminals, who have abused children and others," he said.As the youngest member of the court and one who spent time as dean of Harvard Law School, Kagan, 56, demonstrated the most intimate knowledge of social media -- at one point noting that the law's exceptions for chat rooms and photo-sharing sites created "a constitutional right to use Snapchat but not to use Twitter."Only Justice Samuel Alito mounted much of a defense of the law, suggesting that it could be limited to core social networking sites rather than or Betty Crocker. But David Goldberg of Stanford Law School's Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, who represented Packingham, said Twitter hosts about 500 million tweets a day, and Snapchat hosts 10 billion videos -- statistics that are not replicable elsewhere. "There are people who think that life is not possible without Twitter and Facebook," he said.Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery that occurs in every state, including North Carolina.
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Thirteen states defended the North Carolina law in legal papers as a weapon against the illicit use of social networking sites, which they said are used in one-third of Internet-related sex crimes resulting in arrest."There's a concern here for the safety of children," Ginsburg acknowledged, as some of her colleagues — notably Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer — searched for a more limited way in which states could protect victims without infringing on basic free speech rights.
But they found it difficult to defend North Carolina's law, passed in 2008 as a way to add "virtual" neighborhoods to the physical locations — such as schools and playgrounds — from which sex offenders are barred.
The answer was a resounding no, with as many as 80% claiming that a doll alone wouldn’t be enough to dissuade them from having an affair; 5% said yes while 15% were “unsure”.
“What’s apparent is that the majority are worried of feeling inferior to an inanimate object,” said the site’s spokesperson, Christian Grant.