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"We've taken a look at our service and how we can make efforts to step up our efforts to provide a safe environment ...
The change is intended to help protect MSN users from unsolicited information such as spam and to better protect children from inappropriate communication online." The company's decision to change its chat strategy comes in the wake of a sharp increase in high-profile cases worldwide in which sexual offenders and other miscreants have lured children and other people to meet in person after chatting online.
Disruptive users may verbally abuse other chatters, monopolize the conversation, or even just disable it by repeatedly typing the same word or phrase into the conversation, a practice (much frowned upon) known as scrolling.
Forums and discussion groups, in comparison, allow users to post messages but don't have the capacity for interactive messaging.
The British surveillance agency GCHQ, in coordination with the U. National Security Agency, collected and stored webcam images of millions of Yahoo chat users between 20, according to a report in the Guardian.
During a six month period in 2008 a program named “Optic Nerve” collected images of approximately 1.8 million users alone.
“As we’ve said before, the National Security Agency does not ask its foreign partners to undertake any intelligence activity that the U. Government would be legally prohibited from undertaking itself.
NSA works with a number of partners in meeting its foreign-intelligence mission goals, and those operations comply with U. law and with the applicable laws under which those partners operate.