We need to collect as many stories as possible for further reporting. CJI research assistant Andrea Salcedo contributed reporting to this story. They texted and spoke on the phone. The site didn't take down Logan's profile at the time, nor did it acknowledge the woman's complaint. He told a CJI reporter over Facebook that "if you ever contact me or my family again I will reach out to the Massachusetts courts.
As of Novembercourt filings show, the site was keeping track of users accused of sexual assault in a spreadsheet detailing their identification numbers, handles and full names. Others describe having to devise their own ad hoc procedures.
Within months, Match's lawyers told the judge that "a screening process has been initiated," records show. The company's background-checking policy wasn't mentioned in the thousands of pages of filings.
Circuit Court Judge Moira Johnson rejected that argument, finding "the allegations do not support conduct that is immune" under CDAwhich covers third-party content, a hearing transcript states. Herb Vest, a Texas entrepreneur who made a legislative crusade out of the issue in the s, launched his own dating platform in
Whoever commits an indecent assault and battery on an elder or person with a disability, as defined in section 13K, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than 10 years, or by imprisonment in the house.
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These laws, typically enforced by state attorneys general or consumer affairs departments, fine companies if they don't disclose. True even warned subscribers that the company would sue if they misrepresented their pasts. Within three months, in fact, he was charged with probation violations after admitting to using an unapproved cellphone to access the app, records show.
But over this same period, as Match evolved into the publicly traded Match Group and bought its competitors, the company hasn't extended this practice across its platforms — including PlentyofFish, its second most popular dating app.