Brandon Shalton Receives ASACP Service Recognition Award
Los Angeles, CA - (November 18, 2005) - Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) announced that Brandon Shalton, President of Cydata Services, was the recipient of the ASACP Service Recognition Award during a presentation at the XBiz Awards.
Since 2003, Brandon has provided his services, the use of his priority technology, and acted as ASACP's CTO. Brandon has customized technology tools, such as web spidering programs and image processing applications for ASACP. These tools free up the Compliance and Site Review Manager to do more research on valid child pornography sites and facilitate more detailed statistical analysis. His spidering technology verifies that each Approved Member complies with the ASACP Code of Ethics. It is through these tools that that ASACP has the empirical data which proves that the professional adult entertainment industry is not involved in child pornography.
Brandon continues to work with ASACP on a daily basis. He managed the implementation of its redesigned site earlier this year. He is consistency modifying the membership system to incorporate new features. He modified cpHotline.org for P2Patrol. Due to this, ASACP was named to the 2005 Associations Advance America Honor Roll, a national awards competition sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) (http://www.asacp.org/page.php?content=news&item=244) and received a Certificate of Recognition from California Assembly Member, Paul Koretz.
"I am honored to receive the ASACP Service Recognition Award. I would like to thank the great members and sponsors who contribute their financial support to allow ASACP to the work of assisting law enforcement with documenting instances of found child pornography and being able to demonstrate that the online adult entertainment industry does not condone nor associate with the child pornography leads. It`s ironic that while the adult industry is being persecuted to be the purveyors of child pornography, the data that ASACP has collected statistically proves that the distribution and access to child pornography occurs on non-adult web hosts, registrars, and billing companies?, said Shalton.
"ASACP, as most other nonprofits, are dependent upon the generosity of others. I wish to thank Alec Helmy for starting ASACP, the Advisory Council members for donating their time, the Sponsors for their financial contributions, and of course, Brandon Shalton. His technology and dedication to the ASACP has allowed ASACP to be more effective in its mission," said Joan Irvine, Executive Director, ASACP.
ASACP is the organization that helps the adult site industry make a difference in the battle against child pornography. In addition to its hotline, ASACP provides a self-regulatory vehicle for its members through a Code of Ethics that promotes the protection of children through responsible, professional business practices.
If you are one of the more than 5,800 sites that take a stand against child pornography by displaying the ASACP logo, but are not a Sponsor or a recently signed-up Approved Member or Supporter, please take advantage of the new benefits.
For further information, visit the ASACP site (www.asacp.org) or contact Joan Irvine, firstname.lastname@example.org.