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Re: My Space Adds New Age Restrictions

Barry Margolin (
Wed, 21 Jun 2006 20:07:33 -0400

In article <>, Anick Jesdanun
<> wrote:

> By ANICK JESDANUN, AP Internet Writer

> is planning new restrictions on how adults may contact its
> younger users in response to growing concerns about the safety of
> teenagers who frequent the popular online social networking site.

Don't all these changes assume that the site can reliably determine
the ages of the users? Isn't one of the big problems on the Internet
that an adult pedophile can claim to be a teenager in order to get
close to potential victims?

Barry Margolin,
Arlington, MA
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