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first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREOregon Ducks football players get stuck on Disney ride during Rose Bowl event There’s only so much Internet hubs can do to protect the safety of their users who gather and meet online. But it’s reassuring that the operators of the nation’s popular online social spot for so many young people, MySpace.com, has started to take more serious safety measures. More than 60 million people are members of the online networking hub, many of them teens, making it a place where they can meet other teens – and, unfortunately, come in contact with sexual predators. The company that owns Myspace, News Corp., has done the right thing by jumping to address the safety concerns head-on. The company has hired a former federal prosecutor to be its safety chief and this week said it would start displaying public service ads on the site to warn parents and teens about the dangers from predators and how to avoid them. That’s not just good sense, it’s also good business. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img


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