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I am a former militarypoliceman,policeofficer,and newyorkstatecorrectionofficer.back in 2007 while suffering from serve injurys and bad drinking problem I was charge with child porn send to jail and now on federal probation I was told by my po facebook would not allow me to join.and also today I install a monitoring software in my pc to make sure I am doing the right thing which is ok by me and i am sober now it true face book has a rule no sexoffenders. allow on site and can probation legalie tell me to stay off of any sites In new york I am condser a leval 1 and my information is not posted anywhere thank you for your time.

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Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Nate replied 4 years ago.
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Facebook does have that rule. How well they enforce it is another question altogether. Probation can certainly govern what websites you can go on. They have great latitude in setting the supervision rules. If you want to change those requirements you would have to file a motion to modify your probation and get back before the judge to make the final decision.

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