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a site on the internet where a number of users can communicate in real time (typically one dedicated to a particular topic)

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com (or "TJ") is in its beta launch and will host free, time-zone specific chat rooms for registered users of the site on September 22[sup.
Multi bank and dealer chat rooms that allowed traders to speak to each other were banned.
The Standing Committee on Advertising also will consider adopting a proposed advisory opinion regarding specific questions relating to an attorney's participation in chat rooms based on inquiries from The Florida Bar Board of Governors and a member of The Florida Bar, at a meeting to be held via conference call on May 13.
Online teen chat rooms generally don't have specific topics but, like message boards, attract a wide range of kids and present both helpful and hurtful communications.
Internet chat rooms can be very safe, but they are not reliable.
Just as chat rooms have their own style of conversation, they have their own conventions.
Proxy servers and chat rooms are not the only Internet-based approaches Pirouznia's group uses.
I have picked up some negative "noise" in the chat rooms about an Internet course meaning that students should be able to do the course at their own speed, but I stress that an Internet course provides freedom from location constraints, not necessarily from time constraints.
Many people go into chat rooms and never have any dangerous experiences because they are aware of the consequences of giving out personal details.
Chat room messages called students "retard," "whores" or one, a "homosexual with a pigeon-like face and penguin-like body.
Women tend to be more drawn to the topic areas of our chat rooms, so they will go and chat about what it's like to be an ex-Catholic, for example.
Girls often do not know what to do when they are sexually harassed in chat rooms.
Augen Batou, a Bellarmine Jefferson High School sophomore who does his homework almost every day at the Burbank Central Library, said the online program perfectly suits today's young people who have grown up with chat rooms and instant messaging.
com, offers an author and book event schedule, discussion boards and chat rooms.
This presentation for parents, caregivers, and other responsible adults addresses what online concerns they should have, including warning signs, such as unusual vocabulary or activity associated with the computer; fundamentals of chat rooms, software piracy, virus prevention, and the illegality of child pornography and how offenders use it against children; violence online, such as hate crimes and threatening communications; and personal privacy concerns, such as the development of personal Web pages.