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A special version was designed to exploit the new design elements of Vista's Windows Presentation Foundation and entitled a whole new user interface and features.
Yahoo spokeswoman Mary Osako said Wednesday that Yahoo was still determining if and when user-created chats would be restored as it makes improvements “to enhance the user experience and compliance with our terms of service.” If they do get restored, the agreement calls for Yahoo to review the names of such rooms ahead of time and reject any deemed inappropriate.
Even if a room’s name is innocuous, Yahoo also will bar any whose postings encourage sex acts between adults and minors, purging such chat rooms within 24 hours from when it becomes aware of them.
In 2011, Messenger 11 Beta began to archive past messages on an online server which is accessible through the client.
Yahoo has agreed to shut down Internet chat rooms designed to promote sex between adults and children.