The Miss America Kid-Safe Web Browser debuts this week. The browser, which hopes to keep kids off lurid sites, comes with blocking tools and a cartoon Miss America who floats around the page in her tiara. When kids click the "exit" icon, she coos, "Buh-BYE!"
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
And here's another effort to make technology child friendly which comes from the reigning Miss America, Lauren Nelson.
She's our last word in business today.
She's about to appear in animated form on a Web site for kids. It's called The Miss America Kid-Safe Web Browser, which debuts this week. It's supposed to keep kids off lurid sites. The browser comes with blocking tools and a cartoon Miss America who floats around the page in her tiara. When kids click on the exit icon, she coos bye-bye.
(Soundbite of song, "There She Is, Miss America")
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