UK mulls Internet chatroom controls

The British government is considering taking action to prevent Internetchatrooms from being used by pedophiles to meet children, a homeoffice minister announced Tuesday.Methods could include improved supervision of chatrooms, andhotlines which a child could call if they feared they had beentargeted online, explained Lord Bassam.

The British government is considering taking action to prevent Internet chatrooms from being used by pedophiles to meet children, a home office minister announced Tuesday.

Methods could include improved supervision of chatrooms, and hotlines which a child could call if they feared they had been targeted online, explained Lord Bassam. Full story. -- Graeme Wearden, ZDNet UK