Yahoo has agreed to shut down Internet chat rooms designed to promote sex between adults and children.
weapons inspector, was among the most vocal in insisting that the Bush administration fabricated its claims of "weapons of mass destruction" in order to justify the U. Instead, he lost his career and his life gradually unraveled.
The number represents 11.4 percent of the 614,000 names Yahoo reviewed.
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.
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.
Earlier that month, Yahoo removed or barred the posting of 70,000 rooms whose names suggested illegal conduct, including the promotion of sex between adults and children.