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Old 06-22-2006, 07:42 PM   #1
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In light of recent security concerns and a lawsuit, the popular social networking site, MySpace, announced it would be increasing it's efforts to protect younger users. While MySpace already prevents children under the age of 14 from signing up, there has been a lot of pressure for them to do more in keeping predators away from children. Under the new plan, any user age 18 and over will not be able to send a friend request to another user who is younger than 18 years old without previously knowing the young member's full name or email address.

Many people continue to worry, however, because the system is far from being fool proof. Member's 18 and under can still freely send friend requests to their older counterparts. The new system can also easily be bypassed if one were to lie about their age and claim they are under the age of 18. Because of this, many feel the entire scheme is going to be relatively ineffective.

MySpace expects to have it's new protection measures fully in place and running sometime next week.
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Damn now I cant talk to people under 18

Not the end of the world as most people I talk to are over, but this sucks.
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Old 06-22-2006, 08:43 PM   #3
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That wont work, never.
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According to my myspace, I'm a year older than I really am. W00T.
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Old 06-22-2006, 10:23 PM   #5
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Dont think that will work very well, ehh i guess atleast they're trying..
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Yeah with my pics now, nobody's going to believe I am 18. Everyones profile will say 18 anyways.

Lets be free of this false age stuff, everyone wants an age between 19 and 22 in canada. I despise scene ages *squint*
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Good luck with this lol
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I still refuse to get a myspace
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My display name makes that useless. . . Ha.
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