“We’ve captured and saved thousands of IP addresses of alleged offenders, along with logs and screenshots which prove wrong behavior,” he wrote, adding that he hopes that law enforcement will finally help the site to solve this problem.
Your webcam is activated and a text box on the screen tells you that it’s “looking for a stranger.” In seconds, it finds one, and a live video appears.
You can start typing, or click “next” and a new stranger appears. While the site’s popularity is growing — a recent visit showed more than 50,000 people using it simultaneously — so too is opposition, stemming mostly from some users’ decision to broadcast in the nude.
Chatroulette has announced that it is going to take steps against the worst offenders on its service, threatening people who expose themselves to minors with the police.
Site founder Andrey Ternovskiy said in a message published on the site Friday night that his company has started to collect evidence and has contacted law enforcement officials about the issue.
CCRA has placed several of it’s decoy members on the website from time to time, particularly last year and this year and the ending results weren’t pleasant. While it is true that Chatroulette has a disclaimer, stating if you are under the age of eighteen, you are not eligible to use their service, this does not stop those ineligible from having the ability to literally click on their large “Start (F2)” button.