Talaria writes "Yahoo has announced that they are closing all of their chat rooms to anyone under eighteen, following an agreement with New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer.
Before instant messenger and social networking sites, there were chat rooms.
once the news hit the air, the heat started beating down on yahoo!
, as clients such as pepsi and state farm pulled their advertising due to the issue.
state farm spokesman phil supple said, “we were thoroughly appalled when we were told that our ads were appearing on those sites.
we took immediate action to see that they were withdrawn.” chatooms that yahoo!