Wash. Attorney General Pushes for Better Safety Online

Washington state's attorney general is only half joking when he suggests that perhaps sites like Facebook and MySpace should require members to use a credit card to sign up for access as a way to prove their identity. "We need good age and identity verification technology so that it's much harder for an individual to get online and pretend to be 15 when really it's a 45-year-old man," said Attorney General Rob McKenna at the Authentication and Online Trust Summit in Seattle.

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