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softball_mom_12
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Registered: ‎11-21-2009
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Is nook for kids?

Is there functionality built in to the nook to protect children from inappropriate material? 

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gjrice
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Registered: ‎10-26-2009
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Re: Is nook for kids?

There has already been some discussion of this topic on this thread, it might be helpful.

 

Is the Nook appropriate for a 7 yr. old?

 

I don't believe there is any sort of parental control available for the nook at this time. Keep speaking out though and maybe it could be an added application in the future.

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very-simple
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Registered: ‎11-11-2009
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Re: Is nook for kids?

I don't believe there's any sort of parental control either, and the nook has to be linked to a credit card, so I'm not sure you want your 7-year-old to have the ability to run up credit card charges without realizing it.