In 1985 France Télécom earned 620 million francs (approximately million) from Minitel.
2,000 private companies earned 289 million francs (about million) during the year; Libération earned 2.5 million francs (about 0,000) from the service in September.
The messageries roses ("pink messages", adult chat services hosted by operators pretending to be receptive women) and other pornographic sites were also criticized for their possible access by minors.
The government chose not to enact coercive measures, however, stating that the regulation of the online activities of children was up to parents, not the government.
The development of Minitel spawned the creation of many start-up companies in a manner similar to the later dot-com bubble of World Wide Web-related companies.
Similarly, many of those small companies floundered because of an overcrowded market or bad business practices (lack of infrastructure for online retailers).
Payment methods France Télécom charged Minitel users at rates of up to €1 a minute on their monthly telephone bill.Don't hesitate to caress or kiss my body while whispering how much you want me to get naughty, touch your hard cock and put it inside my wet pussy. To use the site's full features, you need to allow viewing Flash content in your browser.France Télécom retired the service on 30 June 2012.In 1978 France Télécom, the country's PTT, began designing the Minitel network.