At issue is the constitutionality of two statutory provisions enacted to protect minors from "indecent" and "patently offensive" communications on the Internet.
page=15894 University of Wolverhampton United Kingdom Chris Fullwood is a senior lecturer in the Psychology Department of the University of Wolverhampton, U. and is a member of the Wolverhampton Internet and Technology Society (WITS) research group.
Other people who are simply looking for a place to chat for themselves, in order to better their French or to learn French slang can visit any French chat website.
If you are a teacher, go to the chat rooms yourself and see what is happening there before you give your students an assignment to use a particular chat room.
Identity construction in profiles seems to be particularly important for chat room users, because they are often likely to interact with strangers.
Since chat rooms can be used for anti–social purposes, the type and extent of the information posted in chat room profiles seems likely to be different from that in online profiles for social networking sites, which may be more closely tied to offline identities.