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There were hatchling websites that stole printed porn pictures and posted them as their own; sites that featured virtual strip blackjack; sites where online models popped up in tiny matchbook-size peep-holes, responding to keyboard commands (“How about removing those fish-nets? The Internet began to micropander to every type of sexual connoisseur.
“I had had an incredible disability in the gay world of never having picked up a man in a bar,” Mayes confides over drinks at a speakeasy in Manhattan’s East Village.
Like those caught up in affairs, they could become obsessive, protective of their time in the zone. Herz would make the point in her 1995 book that the wired universe offered “gender options that don’t physically exist.
Like those donning drag, they assumed new names and created parallel identities. For instance, the Lambda MOO virtual world gives users a choice of male, female, neutral, neither, royal (the royal ‘we’), and the natty, insouciant ‘splat’ (*) option.” Women and men would assume cross identities: a member of one sex, disguised as another, would engage in cybersex with Net partners of either gender, or both, depending on the mood and circumstance.
Algorithms that had been designed to sift through a voluminous database of attributes listed in members’ profiles would sort and rank potential partners’ likelihood of attraction and relationship longevity.
Individual subscribers would then be presented with a slate of possible dates who, in time, might be possible mates.
And here we are, we’re both these ultra-smarty-pants, computer-genius women—how can this be happening to us? This guy has all these super-brainy women dangling on a string.