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Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Suing Cupid


Dallas-based online dating site is facing a federal lawsuit alleging that more than half of its profiles belong to inactive members or scammers.

The complaint, filed Dec. 30 in U.S. District Court in Dallas, alleges that the company does not remove profiles of customers who cancel subscriptions or vet profiles that may be fake.

The complaint also alleges that encourages members to renew subscriptions by sending them a message from an inactive or fake profile expressing romantic interest.

Read more here.


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In the past five years, online dating has become a scam. Ten - twelve years ago, when sites like the one mentioned in this article first appeared, they were legit - they served a very valuable purpose for society. Fast forward to the present, online dating has become a multi-billion dollar industry that has attracted a lot, too many greedy people to be able to maintain its credibility...sad...very sad.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyer | Jan 19, 2011 6:07:46 PM

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