Yes, Pornography can be defined. National
Geographic does not need to be sold behind the counter of a
newspaper stand, does it? Penthouse and Playboy must be
sold behind the counter to keep eyes off the pages.
The kind of pornographic garbage I am talking about
is pretty obvious.
AOL is a perfect example
of the Internet gone wrong, AOL member pages have so
much garbage on them that I expect them to be shut
down by the end of the year. They have said they can
not control them so what other choice do they have?
Should AOL step up to the plate an implement this domain
extension for their users who must engage this type of
garbage then AOL stock might just go up because more and
more responsible parents will allow their children to
surf on AOL, thus increasing members and thus increase
revenues from advertising, etc.
unique features: like 5 e-mail addresses (oh, I
have those, and I can get almost any address I want,
becuase I'm not using an email service with 10 years
worth of "already in use" names). Chat rooms: Nah, they
are all over the net. Instant messages! Nah, yahoo
pager has been upgraded for that, and it will let me
voice conference. Keywords!!! Oh, yeah, just type a
keyword and boom! there I am. (oh, yeah, I can click on
"Favorites"...) Well, I wont' have that neat "You've got
mail...." Oh, yeah, I forgot. I do have it, and Windows
plays it when Outlook Express strips new mail from the
Geez, none of my AOL buddies will be able
to stay in touch (at least those too stupid to get
out on the net...or use pager, IRC, email, chat
gosh, yes, here's my ten bucks
per month for all those vital services AOL provides
that cant be found for free on the Net....
Lessee, in addition to the $44.95 I pay for my
T-W cable modem, I WANT to pay another $10.00 for the
privilege and excitement of taking a giant step backward to
First, I'll need better drugs.