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April 11, 2006 at 10:05 AM

Microsoftie heading to MySpace

News Corp. is naming a Microsoftie as its security czar to oversee child safety measures on MySpace.com, according to Reuters. Hemanshu “Hemu” Nigam, who had been in charge of consumer security outreach and child-safe computing at Microsoft, will start at MySpace on May 1.

The site, popular with teens and pre-teens, has received criticism recently as fears rise that sexual predators could be using it to target children online.

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