Lawsuit contests California rule limiting sex offenders’ Web use

Posted: November 18, 2012 at 3:41 a.m.

California’s sex offender registry, the nation’s oldest and largest, lists more than 74,000 living Californians convicted of sex crimes since 1947. Like sex offenders elsewhere in the nation, they have been increasingly restricted in recent years as communities have barred them from not only schoolyards and playgrounds but also beaches, libraries, harbors and other public places.

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Front Section, Pages 6 on 11/18/2012