Entry from British & World English dictionary
(Of an online forum or chat room) not monitored for inappropriate or offensive content.
- The country's largest mobile phone operator suspended its chat services last year after it became concerned about some content in unmoderated chatrooms.
- Net service firm MSN closed down its unmoderated UK chat rooms last October over concerns paedophiles were using them for grooming.
- And in the US and elsewhere, unmoderated chat rooms will remain open to those who pay about £11 a year.
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