Exclusive: Interview with UK head of Yahoo!

Yahoo! to deal with dangerous Messenger chat

In an exclusive interview with ZDNet News UK Tuesday morning, Martina King, UK managing director of Yahoo!, has confirmed that the organisation is about to employ a Yahoo! inspector charged with the responsibility of ensuring that Yahoo!'s Messenger system is not polluted with paedophile content.

King also confirmed that she is receiving advice from organisations such as Childnet International and the police. If they recommend that chatrooms should be abolished because of the threat of paedophiles, "I would do it," she said.

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