Adam4Adam uses the new "Restricted To Adults" label in the metatags of its pages. also said the Child Online Protection Act fails to address threats that have emerged since the law was written, including online predators on social-networking sites like My Space, because it targets only commercial Web publishers.The RTA label is free to use, voluntary, and universally available to any website that wishes to clearly and effectively label itself as being inappropriate for viewing by minors. "Even defendant's own study shows that all but the worst performing (software) filters are far more effective than COPA would be at protecting children from sexually explicit material on the Web," said Reed, who presided over a monthlong trial in the fall. Supreme Court upheld in 2004 a temporary injunction blocking the law from taking effect; Reed on Thursday issued a permanent injunction.Unlike similar competitors, Adam4Adam does not charge members to use its full range of services.Instead, Adam4Adam receives revenue from advertising, particularly from pay-per-view pornographic websites and companies offering erection enhancement drugs like sildenafil, vardenafil, tadalafil and their generic drug equivalents through mail order.An article in The New York Sun entitled "Morbid Web Site Makes Amusement of Online Profiles Left Behind by the Dead" discusses a site that highlights the user profiles on various social networking websites.Adam4Adam is mentioned several times and it is noted that Willi Ninja's profile remained posted on Adam4Adam months after his September 2006 death received widespread press attention.The counselors also discourage the party and play phenomenon. Posts are organized into several categories, ranging from sex to lifestyle to news.In October 2006, New York City-area media including the New York Times and WCBS-TV reported that Adam4Adam was the focus of a conspiracy to find gay men online to rob.
Like his art." While Adam4Adam and other social networking venues are often dismissed as "sex sites", there is evidence to the contrary.
For example, the Washington Blade featured an article about the evolution of online dating in which it was reported that: an increasing number of gay and lesbian youth have taken their first steps into the “gay community” by passing through an online chat room door.
Gay male social networking sites like Manhunt, Adam4Adam and the recently launched DList, for "edgy gay men," provide just as easy an opportunity for men to find a coffee date as easy as a gangbang.
The site encourages health organizations to create "Health Counselor" accounts.
All these measures encourage good health practices such as safe sex, getting tested for sexually transmitted infections and avoiding methamphetamine addiction.