Vermont joins effort to protect children online with help of MySpace

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The state of Vermont is joining to with other states and to combat sexual predators who use the popular online site.

The agreement was announced yesterday in New York.

State officials say the huge online social networking Web site has agreed to include several online protections and participate in a working group to develop age-verification and other technologies. Other social networking sites will be invited to participate.

MySpace will also accept independent monitoring and changes to the structure of its site.

The attorneys general have been seeking greater controls for online networking sites to prevent sexual predators from using those sites to contact children.

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