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Every chat room service, and in fact just about every web site, has its own terms of service. For the most part, terms of service reflect common sense guidelines. It's a safe bet that if something is illegal in the real world, it's against the terms of service. It's important to thoroughly read a chat services terms of service, however, because most have some guidelines that are based on their particular service and/or their particular software. Some chat services allow adult-oriented chat subjects, and others strive to maintain a community that is suited to all ages. Usually you will be required to agree to the terms of service before becoming a member of a chat community. If you behave in a manner inconsistent with the terms of service, your membership privileges may be revoked.