MySpace provided two state attorneys general the names of 90,000 registered sex offenders it had banned from its site in response to a subpoena, the New York Times reports. The figure is 40,000 more than the amount previously acknowledged by MySpace, according to Attorney General Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, who along with Attorney General Roy Cooper of North Carolina are among officials pressing social networking sites to adopt more stringent safety measures. Last year, MySpace, owned by News Corporation, and Facebook.com agreed to set security standards after the web sites were criticized for not doing enough to protect minors from sexual predators lurking on social networking sites. Facebook, a privately held company based in Palo Alto, Calif., said the company was still working with Mr. Blumenthal to respond to a similar subpoena. The disclosure renews the debate of whether social networking sites are a haven for sex offenders…

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