Are they going to continue talking to that child, in case that child says to the police officer: 'This guy that is talking to me is behaving in a very unusual way'?"There is no 'big brother' initiative here, this is about reassurance through visibility." People using the chat room would be able to ask the police officer for advice, and efforts would be made to capture the details of anyone acting suspiciously to enable further investigation, Mr Gamble said.
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"The police are going to be there overtly - there is nothing covert about this," he said.
"If a paedophile is grooming someone online and this icon appears, how comfortable do you think they are going to feel?
Visible presence The NCS in the UK and the US's FBI are heading the effort, which will utilise different time zones to monitor the web 24 hours a day.
US Customs, the Canadian Mounted Police, Australian Federal Police and Interpol are also involved.
National Crime Squad (NCS) Assistant Chief Constable Jim Gamble said the aim was "reassurance through visibility".
The Taskforce's different agencies will also work together to seize the assets of people profiting from child pornography websites.
The change is intended to help protect MSN users from unsolicited information such as spam and to better protect children from inappropriate communication online." The company's decision to change its chat strategy comes in the wake of a sharp increase in high-profile cases worldwide in which sexual offenders and other miscreants have lured children and other people to meet in person after chatting online.
In Brazil, Canada, Japan, and the United States, MSN's chat rooms will stay open, but users will need to participate in at least one paid MSN service, ensuring that Microsoft has users' credit card numbers and other personal information on file in the event of abuse.
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