On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 08:48:53AM -0700, Cyndi Norman wrote:
> From: "Amy Stinson" <email@example.com>
> Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 09:41:18 -0500
> Without a whole heck of a lot of fanfare, Y!groups deleted all the
> adult groups with the exception of the humor areas.
> I just checked and the two such lists I'm on are both still up and active.
> But if you go to the category, it lists all the names of the categories and
> sub-categories but does not give you any lists. So you either have to go
> to mygroups to see lists you're already subscribed to or you have to find
> out about lists you aren't currently on via word of mouth.
> Given that the two I'm on are not really "adult" lists (and definately not
> porn) but rather lists for people with disablities discussing adult subject
> matter, it's rather annoying to think that no one new is likely to find us.
Page 2 of today's Argus (newspaper for Fremont, CA) has the headline
Yahoo's clampdown on porn leaves some users feeling blue
"During the last few weeks, Yahoo quietly has reconfigured its
adult-themed online clubs and chat rooms, removing links to them
and making them harder to find, members say."
"The current Yahoo action relative to adult content is only
the tip of the cyberberg."