Last week in this blog, we linked to a story involving threats made on a MySpace.com website. This week, USA Today reports that the company's Chief Executive Officer has had to reassure users that MySpace is as safe as anyplace in the offline world despite recent reports that sexual predators may be using it to find and lure young victims.
Is the internet a safe place for children? What can the law do to help protect children when they go online? Or is simply something that parents need to monitor?