Making MySpace Safer

June 2007
State Legislatures;Jun2007, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p11
The article focuses on the introduction of legislative bills in various states in the U.S. which aim to make social networking sites safer for children. Lawmakers in several states are exploring ways to make social networking sites--like MySpace, Friendster, Xanga and others--safer for kids. Bills being considered in Connecticut, Georgia and North Carolina this year would require social networking sites to get a parent's written permission before allowing kids to create a web page or profile.


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