She hasn't, though. List's divorce agreement guaranteed him "virtual visitation" the chance to talk with his daughter through an Internet video connection and he and Ruby Rose, now 5, usually connect at least twice a week. The chats between California and Great Britain sustain them in between their in-person visits, which come only a few times a year.
Ann Sanner, "'Virtual' visits for children of divorce pushed in several states," The Associated Press, February 28, 2006
"It's funner than talking on the phone, because I can see him," said Arielle, 10, who lives with her mother in Longmont, Colo., but has regular "virtual visits" with her father as part of the custody arrangement her parents worked out after her mother moved eight years ago. "It's just like being in front of him, but with games and computer stuff added."
Lynette Clemetson, "Weekends With Dad, Courtesy of D.S.L.," The New York Times, March 19, 2006
A divorced mother, who wants court permission to move from Midland Park to California with her 9-year-old daughter, says yes. The child's father, who lives in Ridgewood, says absolutely not. ...
The novelty of using "virtual visitation" to try to make the decisions easier caught the eye of the media in an instant.
Leslie Brody, "Court may weigh merits of parenting via Internet," The Record, January 14, 2001