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by OSAuthority in Technology on Monday, June 11, 2007

MySpace Guardian Toolbar

Bill Wardell

Radio Security Journalist    

This was my first really big interview with leaders in the security field of Technology.. So, it was a lot of fun, and like they say the rest history… 450 interviews later we’ve had hundreds of interviews with security and/or technology experts…

 

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The MySpace Guardian helps protect parents and children from potential predators on MySpace. The toolbar notifies MySpace members when other members add content to their MySpace pages. Users can search a database of registered sex offenders in a selected radius around their location or by name, alias, height, age and any combination thereof. The result is a display of photos of the registered sex offenders and other pertinent information. Users can also notify authorities directly form the toolbar if they suspect that they have been contacted by a sexual predator.

Other ease of use functions included are quick access to any major search engine and Skype users can send and receive calls directly from their browser.

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