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Messenger for children now available for download

Published on: 16.03.09
Source: Press release Microsoft

An online messenger service for children has been developed by Microsoft in cooperation with Jugendschutz.net, the Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle Multimedia-Diensteanbieter and the Johanniter Unfallhilfe e.V. and is now available for download. The messenger software is designed to be particularly appropriate for children between the ages of 8 to 12 years and to fit their specific needs. The messenger is safeguarded by technical means to provide a safer online environment while experimenting with these kinds of services.

Parents must register to be able to download the messenger at

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