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Software with Video and Documentation, Internet in a Box for Kids

Software with Video and Documentation, Internet in a Box for Kids

Usage conditions apply
In the mid-1990s, growing use of the Internet and wide availability of computers led to concerns about protecting children from unsuitable content. This software was designed to give young users “access to the Net with some restrictions and directs them automatically to a home page that includes games and links to other suitable sites.” Inappropriate sites were shielded by SurfWatch software (for the latter, see 2006.0132.25 and 2006.0132.26).
The colorful box includes four 3 ¼" diskettes, a thirty-minute video about kids using the Internet (copyrighted 1996), a user guide, and related sheets of documentation.
Los Angeles Times, December 20, 1995.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
date made
CompuServe Inc.
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
container: 8 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 21.59 cm x 26.67 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Jon Eklund
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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