Connecticut seeks to regulate teens' access to MySpace

03/9/2007 | Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, Calif.)

MySpace and other social-networking sites would be required to verify Connecticut user's ages and gain parental consent before a minor's profile could be posted, under a legislative proposal that was unveiled a day after a man received a 14-year sentence for setting up a sexual encounter via MySpace with an 11-year-old Connecticut girl. Hemanshu Nigam, MySpace's chief security officer, said the site supports better online protections for teens, but doesn't believe the proposal is "the answer" to the problem.

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