SafeSurf Press Release|
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Web Site: http://www.safesurf.com/
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 1, 2007
Contact : Ray Soular
Press Phone : (818) 613-1415
E-mail: press at safesurf dot com
Buddy Browser will implement SafeSurf's website rating system.
Both will cross-promote to further encourage and provide Internet safety for kids.
Los Angeles, CA -- SafeSurf, the premier children's online safety organization, has joined forces with Buddy Browser, Inc. to add another layer of safety to its Buddy Browser hybrid browser/portal/search engine for kids. Buddy Browser will implement SafeSurf's web rating system in its cache of kid-friendly sites, and SafeSurf will endorse Buddy Browser as a safe application for kids to surf the net.
"It is a great honor for us to work with SafeSurf," says Raz Barr, Chief Operating Officer and developer of the Buddy Browser platform. "SafeSurf has been an outspoken advocate for children's online safety since the early days of the Internet. Their endorsement underscores our mission of building a safe vehicle for kids to use when they want to learn and play online."
"We are thrilled to be a working with Buddy Browser," states Ray Soular, SafeSurf Chairman. "Since our inception, our focus has been on encouraging technology to create a safe cyber-playground on the Internet. Buddy Browser brings these positive aspects of the Internet to kids in a safe and friendly way."
Additionally, Buddy Browser and SafeSurf will participate in a cross-promotion effort. Buddy Browser will add the SafeSurf logo to its web pages. SafeSurf will refer users to Buddy Browser with a link. And both companies with cross-promote in marketing and publicity materials. "In addition to the obvious cachet we receive with SafeSurf's endorsement, this deal will also increase our exposure and drive new users to our safe web application," says Greg Boegner, Buddy Browser's Chief Executive Officer.
Buddy Browser's implementation of the PICS website rating system begins immediately and should go live within a month.
About Buddy Browser Buddy Browser is a patent-pending hybrid browser/portal/search engine application for kids 3-9 years. Once downloaded to a personal computer, parents create accounts for their kids, and select from numerous controls to monitor their surfing activities. Kids launch Buddy Browser by clicking the icon on their computer; the browser opens and they are allowed to freely surf thousands of Buddy Browser pre-selected sites. For more information and to download Buddy Browser, visit www.buddybrowser.com.
About SafeSurf Established in 1995, SafeSurf pioneered Internet self-rating and was the first organization online to support parents in protecting their children. The web site includes information for online safety, an explanation and form for self-rating via SafeSurf's rating system, a chronology of Internet safety milestones, and a special page devoted to providing parents with a list of top sites for their online children to visit. For more information, visit www.safesurf.com.