October 12, 2005 11:41 AM PDT

Yahoo shuts pedophilia-themed chat rooms

In deal with law enforcement, site cracks down on user-created chat rooms that appear to promote adult-child sex.

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The fact that Yahoo blocked all access to people under 18 is a load of.. yeah... because I, as a minor user, for one, didn't regularly visit the Teen category, I was mainly in Computers and Internet. Just because a group of kids aren't being their best doesn't mean they should lay it on all of us. Besides, the Teen category WASN'T PEDOPHILIA THEMED. Someone up there needs to pay more attention to what the under-18 users are doing and be more responsible, and not issuing some blanket "solution" that in no way enhances an online experience. Just my $.02 against their actions...
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The fact that Yahoo blocked all access to people under 18 is a load of.. yeah... because I, as a minor user, for one, didn't regularly visit the Teen category, I was mainly in Computers and Internet. Just because a group of kids aren't being their best doesn't mean they should lay it on all of us. Besides, the Teen category WASN'T PEDOPHILIA THEMED. Someone up there needs to pay more attention to what the under-18 users are doing and be more responsible, and not issuing some blanket "solution" that in no way enhances an online experience. Just my $.02 against their actions...
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