The Associated Press reports that researchers have found that youths are receiving fewer sexual solicitations online as they have become savvier about with whom they communicate. These findings, which come from a telephone-based survey sponsored by the government-funded National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, run counter to recent media reports about the dangers lurking on social networking sites such as MySpace.com, which are believed to be havens for online predators. The study of youths aged 10 to 17 was conducted from March to June 2005, during MySpace’s rapid ascent. 13 percent of the surveyed youths reported receiving sexual solicitations compared to 17 percent who reported receiving solicitations in a 1999-2000 survey. In both surveys, 4 percent reported receiving aggressive solicitations…