MySpace to be banned in US schools, libraries?

Posted on Thursday, Aug 03 2006 @ 02:59 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Children in the U.S. could be banned from using social networking sites like MySpace in schools and libraries by a new law:
The Deleting Online Predators Act tries to limit the access paedophiles have to the networking sites which have become hugely popular with minors.

The act has already been approved by a large majority in the House of Representatives.

Critics say the act is too broad and could mean a huge number of websites are cut off from users.
More info at BBC.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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