The agreement with the attorneys general of New York and Nebraska is the first to institute systemwide controls over chat rooms likely to be frequented by child predators.
Yahoo said it voluntarily suspended all user-created chat rooms on June 15 and is evaluating whether to reinstate the ability of users to create them.
Once upon a time, there was no high-speed Internet, the mention of the word apple still conjured up images of a fruit, the forward-thinking Xerox-“STD” stores charged one rate for domestic email and another for international email, Pagerank was still in “What the eff is that? It was your browser home-page, the post-box where you got your email (there were so few that you even read the spam) and the search box where you typed in “Cindy Crawford sexy pictures”. were Shammi Kapoor fans, but since there was no Wikipedia then, we could never confirm if this was true. It was around this time that many started discovering this other Yahoo! Rule number 3 was that one could use Salman Khan’s picture as your own only when chatting in UK and US rooms.Now its really stupid that real users are going under captcha check and bots are floating around in chatroom Update: Download Yahoo Messenger For Vista ( Click ) is available now Here are some of the pictures which I was able to capture while talking to some of the bots. Fixed Trivia bot posts on next question Alert is sounded ONLY and not when posted scores or welcome to room messages Added Make Alerts act as used to with Triva posts, by adding: @trivia, to Preferences page1 Alert me...Some rooms carried labels such as "kiddies who love sex," "girls 13 & up for much older men," "8-12 yo girls for older men" and "teen girls for older fat men." Many were located in chat categories titled "Schools and Education" and "Teen." In an Oct.7 letter of agreement with New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, Yahoo General Counsel Michael Callahan acknowledged that "certain individuals, interested in engaging in sexual conduct with minors, have at times entered or even created chat rooms for such purposes.