Yesterday the Berkman Center for Internet & Society released its report, Child Safety & Online Technologies: Final Report of the Internet Safety Technical Task Force to the Multi-State Working Group on Social Networking of United States Attorneys General at the State of the Net Conference in Washington, D.C.
Microsoft participated in the Task Force, and we have released a response letter to the United States Attorneys General from Scott Charney, corporate vice president for trustworthy computing on the Microsoft End to End Trust website.
The full text of Scott Charney's letter is here. Here are some of the main points:
Our core positions on this matter, which I will expand on in this letter, are as follows:
Here's a summary of blog reactions from safety advocates who participated in the Task Force: