While continuing the original service, renamed Compu Serve Classic, AOL also used the Compu Serve brand for several low-cost offerings; Compu Serve 2000 was a rebranded AOL client with separate services, while Compu Serve Dialer was a low-cost dialup ISP.
Compu Serve Classic shut down in 2009, Compu Serve 2000 followed suit in 2011.
In addition to child pornography, the Internet facilitates child sexual abuse in the following ways: Computers and their associated services retain a considerable amount of evidence of their use.
The company objectives were twofold: to provide in-house computer processing support to Golden United Life Insurance; and to develop as an independent business in the computer time-sharing industry, by renting time on its PDP-10 midrange computers during business hours.
It was spun off as a separate company in 1975, trading on the NASDAQ under the symbol CMPU.
Nevertheless, to be the subject of child pornography can have devastating physical, social, and psychological effects on children. The children portrayed in child pornography are first victimized when their abuse is perpetrated and recorded.
They are further victimized each time that record is accessed.
The effects of pornography on users have been extensively researched but results are contentious.
There are at least five possible relationships between pornography use and the sexual abuse of children: In all likelihood, the effects of child pornography vary among users, and all of the above relationships may apply depending upon the individual in question.
AOL charged .95 an hour versus .00 an hour for Compuserve, until 1996, when AOL switched to a monthly subscription instead of hourly rates, so for active users AOL was much less expensive.
AOL also used a GUI-based client, and while such systems existed for CIS, it only supported a subset of the system's functionality and was purchased separately.
However, most also felt a pressure to cooperate with the offender and not to disclose the offense, both out of loyalty to the offender and a sense of shame about their own behavior.