Donna Rice Hughes, President of Enough Is Enough®℠ (EIE), is an internationally known Internet safety expert and advocate.
Ernie Allen is the President & CEO of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC). Through his leadership, NCMEC has played a role in the recovery of 74,000 children, with NCMEC’s recovery rate climbing from 62 % in 1990 to 94% today. He has also taken NCMEC’s programs and services to a global audience, including the building of a missing children’s network that includes 14 nations.
Dr. Belnap is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association. He has been on the Primary Children’s Hospital staff for 46 years and is an Emeritus Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Utah. He has been Medical Director at Valley Mental Health: ARTEC Unit, Medical Director of Rivendell of America, and a President Reagan appointee to the Advisory Council of Health and Human Services. He has written several books about children with behavioral problems and neurological difficulties, continues to serve as a pediatrician and child and adolescent psychiatrist, and is a member of the Society for Behavioral Pediatrics.
Mary Beth Buchanan is the United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Ms. Buchanan oversees the prosecution of all federal crimes, and the litigation of civil matters in which the federal government has an interest, throughout the 25 counties in western Pennsylvania. From November 2006 through December 2007, Ms. Buchanan served as the Acting Director for the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women. Between April 2003 and May 2004, Ms. Buchanan served as chair of Attorney General John Ashcroft’s Advisory Committee of United States Attorneys. This committee counsels the Attorney General on law enforcement issues and plays an integral role in setting Department of Justice policy. Ms. Buchanan also serves on Enough Is Enough®℠’s Internet Safety Council.
Cris Clapp Logan joined the Enough Is Enough®℠ (EIE) team in 2007 as Congressional Liaison and Research Analyst. In her work with EIE, she educates congressional staff on Internet safety issues and handles communications-related issues for the organization. Mrs. Logan also manages communications and public relations for EIE and contributes regularly on national radio, television and to print publications. She works closely with EIE President Donna Rice Hughes to advance EIE’s initiatives with public, industry, and law enforcement efforts, participating with the Virginia Attorney General’s Youth Internet Safety Task Force, the GetNetWise Advisory Board, and the Internet Safety Technical Task Force, on behalf of Ms. Hughes. Mrs. Logan also serves on the TIP & Technology: Uses and Abuses of Technology in Human Trafficking Roundtable, U.S. Department of State. Mrs. Logan speaks at conferences in areas relating to Internet pornography, teen web identity, and the Web 2.0.
Chad Gallagher is a Special Agent with the Child Exploitation Squad at the FBI’s Washington Field Office. This squad handles all crimes against children, including the online sexual exploitation of children, the commercial sexual exploitation of children, and child abductions. Mr. Gallagher specializes in online child exploitation investigations using multiple technology platforms, including multiplayer online gaming communities.
Holly Hawkins is the Director of Policy & Regulatory for AOL, LLC. Holly has over a decade of experience in forging best practices for AOL in the area of kids and teen protection. Holly is responsible for a wide range of consumer protection and risk management issues for AOL’s brands including child privacy and safety, content, and community standards as well as product moderation and enforcement standards. Ms. Hawkins serves on Enough Is Enough®℠’s Internet Safety Council.
Justin Hart is the Vice President of Communications for The Lighted Candle Society, a nationwide community of concerned citizens dedicated to the eradication of pornography. The Lighted Candle Society supports civil litigation against those that profit from pornography, finances scientific research to study the effects of pornography, and publishes information to help families combat the scourge of pornography.
Morani M. Hines is the Detective Sergeant of the Child Exploitation Task Force with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., whose mission is to combat child sexual exploitation. Sergeant Hines also works with the Crimes Against Children Unit at the FBI’s Washington Field Office.
Alicia Kozakiewicz is a teen survivor of an Internet predator. At the age of 13, she was abducted from her family home by someone she had met online. For four days, she was tortured and held captive in the basement of her abductor. Now, as a student at Pittsburgh University, Alicia has continued her mission to educate children and families on the dangers of the Internet by sharing her story. Alicia is a member of Enough Is Enough®℠’s Internet Safety Council, and has appeared in Internet safety films for the FBI and the Pennsylvania Center for Safe Schools. In 2007, she received the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s Courage Award. A key legislative initiative, “Alicia’s Law,” has been launched in her name throughout the country to increase funding for the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force officers on the front lines of tracking cyber predators.
Mary Kozakiewicz is the mother of Alicia Kozakiewicz, a teen survivor of an Internet predator. She is a member of Team HOPE, which is dedicated to empowering the families of missing children, as well as the “Surviving Parents Coalition,” an organization consisting of parents whose children had been abducted and abused. She advances initiatives to increase funding for programs dedicated to protecting children online and advocates for increased funding for Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces. She is also a member of Enough Is Enough®℠’s Internet Safety Council.
Jonathan Larcomb is a prosecutor and Assistant Attorney General II for the Computer Crimes Section of the Attorney General’s Office in Richmond, Virginia. In addition to prosecuting child exploitation cases in state and federal court, he travels throughout Virginia educating students, parents, and community groups on Internet safety.
Tim Lordan is the Executive Director of the Internet Education Foundation, a nonpartisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to educating the public and policy makers about the potential of a decentralized global Internet to promote democracy, communications, and commerce. Mr. Lordan is also the Executive Director of GetNetWise, a public service to help ensure that Internet users have safe, constructive, and educational or entertaining online experiences, where he helped develop and launch the GetNetWise one-click parental empowerment resource.
Dr. Jill C. Manning is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in clinical work related to pornography use and compulsive sexual behavior. She recently authored a book titled What’s the Big Deal about Pornography?: A Guide for the Internet Generation. The purpose of her book is to provide young adults, parents, and youth leaders valuable information about the harms of pornography and resources for overcoming its influence. Dr. Manning also serves on Enough Is Enough®℠’s Internet Safety Council.
Melissa Morrow is the Supervisory Special Agent of the Child Exploitation Squad at the FBI’s Washington Field Office. This squad handles all crimes against children, including the online sexual exploitation of children, the commercial sexual exploitation of children, and child abductions. Members of this squad are also part of a Child Exploitation Task Force with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., whose mission is to combat the sexual exploitation of children.
Hemanshu Nigam serves as the first Chief Security Officer for News Corp.’s Internet division, and Senior Vice President for Fox Interactive Media (FIM), where he oversees all safety, security, education, privacy, and law enforcement programs for MySpace and other FIM properties. A veteran in online security, Nigam brings more than 18 years of experience in both private industry and law enforcement fields. He has previously served as a federal prosecutor against Internet child exploitation and computer crimes for the U.S. Department of Justice, as an advisor to a congressional commission on online child safety, and an advisor to the White House on cyberstalking. He also served in various strategic roles inside Microsoft Corporation. Nigam serves as a member of the Board of the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) and of the Internet Safety Council of Enough is Enough.
Dr. Judith Reisman is a Cultural Trend Analyst and Human Sexuality Researcher. Dr. Reisman’s research has analyzed how sexually explicit materials have shaped individual thinking, behavior, and social contagion. Dr. Reisman is president of The Institute for Media Education, author of the U.S. Department of Justice, Juvenile Justice study, Images of Children, Crime and Violence in Playboy, Penthouse and Hustler (1989); Kinsey, Sex and Fraud (Reisman, et al., 1990); Soft Porn Plays Hardball (1991); and Kinsey, Crimes & Consequences (1998, 2000). She has been a consultant to four U.S. Department of Justice administrations, The U.S. Department of Education, as well as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Reisman serves on Enough Is Enough®℠’s Internet Safety Council.
Nancy Willard is the Director of the Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use. She frequently lectures and conducts workshops for educators on policies and practices related to Internet use in schools and has written numerous articles on this subject. She is also author of Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats: Responding to the Challenges of Online Social Aggression, Threats, and Distress and Cyber-Safe Kids & Cyber-Savvy Teens: Helping Young People Learn to Use the Internet Safely and Responsibly. She educates parents, children, and educators on cyberbullying and Internet safety. Ms. Willard serves on Enough Is Enough®℠’s Internet Safety Council.
Enough Is Enough®℠ (EIE) had the privilege of interviewing several undercover agents, whose faces and names could not be included in our production. These heroic men and women are on the front lines of the battle to save children from online exploitation, and they are exposed to some of the most horrific content and conduct imaginable. Their tireless work comes at great sacrifice, but it is by their sacrifice and dedication to protecting children that those who seek to violate our children’s innocence are brought to justice. Their interviews and advice have provided key information for the Internet Safety 101®: Empowering Parents program.
Enough Is Enough®℠ (EIE) spoke with children, teens, and parents about their Internet experiences, and we are grateful for their participation in the Internet Safety 101® program. Each child and teen interviewed expressed their hope that their testimony would help educate parents about the benefits and dangers they encountered online; each demonstrated a distinct level of honesty, vulnerability, and humor, providing an invaluable contribution to this program.
Rene teaches at a U.S. law school. She has served in many distinctive leadership and professional roles in public relations, with private law firms, and within the court system. Rene has served her community in many capacities including: as a volunteer at a drug counseling center and for a local women's shelter; and through her strong advocacy and educational efforts for cancer awareness and support. She brings a special perspective to EIE because of her personal experience with the pervasiveness and detrimental effects of internet pornography. As a result, she is dedicated to helping others avoid such trauma through awareness of the problem and knowledge of what to do to prevent it. She wants all parents to know what she wishes she had known: that "an ounce of prevention IS worth a pound of cure."
In the spring of 2008, Enough Is Enough®℠ President Donna Rice Hughes and a film crew interviewed convicted sex offender “John Doe” under the condition of anonymity. The interview was granted by the office of the Virginia Attorney General, and interview excerpts are included to educate parents about the modus operandi of Internet predators and to empower them to protect their children from victimization. The former elementary teacher is serving out his sentence after pleading guilty to forcible sodomy, production of child pornography, and online solicitation of children.