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A 92-year-old man who is "well-versed" in online chatrooms has been jailed after vigilantes caught him attempting to meet a schoolgirl for sex.
Ivor Gifford had sent explicit messages to two profiles which he believed belonged to an 11-year-old girl called Jessie, and a 12-year-old girl named Jodie.
Thousands of internet chatrooms are to be closed in a crackdown on child sex attackers.
Microsoft is axing its services in Britain and most of the world in a bid to shield youngsters from web perverts.
The anonymous nature of chat rooms tends to inspire exaggerated behavior in otherwise normal, respectful people.
One commentator calls chat rooms "safety valves" for strong emotions, opinions and urges that most people can't, or wouldn't want to express in real life [source: The Industry Standard].
"You were well-versed in using chat sites and very adept at using language and emojis to keep what you believed to be young girls engaged in conversations with you." The judge said Gifford had asked Jessie if she was looking for sex, adding: "You said how your messaging could lead to you taking her virginity.
After all, he does not ask for a Woman to remove pants when meeting. The guy will not be going out with a girl, for that there is no parental consent.