MySpace to offer parental notification software

Thursday, 18 January 2007, 12:30 AM EST

MySpace plans to offer free parental notification software in a bid to appease government critics. Parents will be able to use the software, named “Zephyr,” to find out what name, age and location their children use to represent themselves on MySpace, the Journal said.

It would not allow parents to read their children’s e-mail or see their profile pages, and it would alert children that their information was being shared, the paper reported.

At MSNBC.

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