Windows Live Code Name Vegas

    February 20, 2006

Microsoft is starting beta testing of a Windows Live service code-named “Vegas”.

Vegas will bring parental controls to Windows through a downloadable program. The current product name is Windows Live Family Safety Settings, which will hopefully change before release.

From BetaNews:

“It’s an a easy-to-use, flexible way to help keep the kind of content you deem inappropriate from reaching your children-like alcohol, pornography, gambling, tobacco, etc. Windows Live Family Safety Settings Beta also lets you create individual accounts for each child, and see activity reports on the Web sites your kids have visited,” Microsoft said in an e-mail. The service can be turned off when parents wish to browse the Web.

Speakin’ of Windows Live, got 9 more Live Messenger beta invites. First nine to ask, gets them.

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