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ARLINGTON, Va. — The Defense Department’s Joint Task Force on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response has set up a new Internet site for servicemembers seeking information on where to turn if they are sexually assaulted.

The site, which also has information on the Pentagon’s new policy on preventing sexual assaults, is at www.sapr.mil.

Task force officials said they chose to use the initials of the policy as the site’s name because many computer firewalls might block a more obvious moniker, such as “sexualassault.mil.” Many firewalls are designed to prevent workers from viewing pornographic sites, blocking words and phrases that are typically used as addresses for such sites.


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