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Germany: Chancellor launches 'Ein Netz für Kinder' on the Internet

Published on: 29.11.07
Source: Press release of the Federal Government

On the common initiative of German politicians and delegates from the industry the first walled garden for children has been created

Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel celebrated together with delegates from the politics, industry and society the launch of the first walled garden on the Internet for a safe use by children. She stated that the Internet offers children many chances – for example to gain knowledge and to communicate with their friends – within this walled garden they are able to explore the Internet safely. Bernd Neumann, Minister of the States of the Federal Government brought the initiative on its way. Now the task has to be to make this offer known to the public.

The walled garden is available under www.fragfinn.de


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