Oklahoma City_Oklahoma is stepping up in internet safety in a move to protect kids. Attorney General Drew Edmonson says Mypace.com agreed to work with nearly all 50 US States to protect children from internet predators.
The agreement between the social networking site and attorneys general across the US calls for Myspace to work together on an internet safety technical task force. Myspace says it wants to make its virtual neighborhood as safe as possible. "Today's announcement is a landmark step forward in providing new protections for teenage members of social networking sites...", says Myspace Security Officer Hemanshu Nigam.
The agreement between the website and 49 states creates a set of rules that prevents sexual predators from misusing it. Under the terms of the agreement, Myspace has agreed to add several protections, and limit the amount of information available to would be child predators.
Under the agreement, Myspace agreed to:
"The internet can be a dangerous place for children and young adults with sexual predators surfing social networking sites in search of potential victims," says New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram. Law enforcement officials have been seeking greater controls for social networking sites, but say nothing can be as effective as an informed and involved parent.
This agreement comes after two years of negotiations between Myspace and the attorneys general. Edmonson says it should go a long way toward protecting Oklahoma kids.
No surprises at the top of the NFL draft: Roger Goodell got booed, then Myles Garrett was picked first overall by the Cleveland Browns.
State officials have declared the three already completed executions a success, using terms like "closure" for the victims' families, as they prepare for a fourth.
Lawmakers and the White House are nearing agreement on a $1 trillion spending bill days ahead of a government shutdown deadline - and President Trump's 100th day in office.
Documents released by lawmakers show President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was warned when he retired in 2014 not to take foreign money without "advance approval" by Pentagon...
Documents released by lawmakers show President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was warned when he retired in 2014 not to take foreign money without "advance approval" by Pentagon authorities.
Residents of Lawton's Ward 3 were invited to give their input on streets and roads in their area they would like to see repaired.