Being in the same domain, they have launched Tinychat Next which works the same way as Chatroulette.
The user interface is a bit more refined and you need to have flash installed to even see how the UI looks like.
In the 21st century, an online service has the potential to garner hundreds of thousands of hits if it is social networking enabled. Now after a decade of connecting with real world friends online, people suddenly have the desire to befriend strangers.
Though not the first chat service to pair up random strangers, Chatroulette did add video zing to the otherwise bland random text chats.
Am not kidding.) and plans to introduce custom chat rooms in the future.
Tinychat is a well known player in the field of hosting free video and p2p chat rooms.
Secondly, even if law enforcement did want to prosecute, they simply do not have the resources to go hunt people down on the Internet; they have enough trouble with that even with the bad guys who really deserve it. To me it seemed obvious they were gathering evidence and now I've been expecting the police to show up any time.
Even when the "perpetrator" is hunted down, there are still lots of evidentiary challenges. There is a group called Perverted Justice that does this and I understand that they have instigated 500 convictions.