Short Takes - KooBox for Kids Inc. ( has created the KooBox for Kids, a computer solution designed to provide Internet safety for children. The KooBox for Kids ( comes with SurfSafe, a program that filters Web and e-mail content. Because it is integrated into the operating system, SurfSafe is able to offer a high level of protection from adult content for children. The program receives daily updates of offensive sites, has intuitive filters and is compatible with all types of Internet connections.

This article originally appeared in the 04/01/2004 issue of THE Journal.