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Online surfing made safer for kids by new Edmonton-based software company

News | 10/18/2000 4:00 am EDT

A group of technical staff from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and a former corporate trainer have teamed up to distribute new software and services designed to protect children online. Edmonton-based Kidzmatter.com is giving away a new browser that child-proofs the web for parents concerned about pornography, hate and violence in cyberspace. While the software is free, company founder and CEO Karen Kelly says an innovative approach to corporate advertising suitable for children should develop into a promising revenue stream.

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