Pupils at two Edinburgh independent schools

22nd April 2005 at 01:00
Pupils at two Edinburgh independent schools became the first in Scotland this week to be issued with an electronic anti-grooming device to protect them from the dangers of making contacts through internet chat rooms.

The NetID system is to be used from primary 6 upwards in Stewart's Melville College and the Mary Erskine School. It was designed by NetIDme, a Glasgow-based company, and allows young people to identify other chat room users.

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