||Kevin Lochner <klochner Æ eecs.umich.edu>
||Sun, 13 Mar 2005 22:48:46 -0500 (EST)
||Re: Fwd: Online Dating Legislation in Michigan
i find it pretty funny that legislators can't find anything more
productive to do with their time. My only real comment is that if this
passes, it would seem to imply that personal ads in newspapers would need
to carry the same kind of disclaimer, and maybe bars would need signs
saying that they haven't provided background checks on any of their
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On Sun, 13 Mar 2005, Rob wrote:
> --- Liz Entwistle wrote:
> > Subject: Online Dating Legislation in Michigan
> > Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 12:52:45 -0600
> > From: "Liz Entwistle"
> > To: "Liz Entwistle"
> > Hi, I'm Liz, with Match.com public relations. I'm
> > writing to you because
> > based on your resignation data, you met someone on
> > Match.com. I'm
> > writing to ask your opinion of legislation, Bill
> > 0286 - regarding the
> > regulation of online dating - which is slated for
> > vote by the Michigan
> > State Senate before becoming law. Bill 0286 would
> > require the growing
> > number of dating Web sites, including Match.com, to
> > provide mandatory
> > background checks on every single customer OR the
> > site must prominently
> > disclose that it does not do background checks. This
> > raises the
> > question: Is it the government's place to make a
> > foray into a person's
> > private dating life?
> > I'm interested in knowing where you stand on this
> > issue, as someone who
> > has used our service and found success. Are you in
> > support of or opposed
> > to it and why? Your feedback on this issue is very
> > important to us and
> > to the current Match.com members living in your
> > state. I'd love to hear
> > your opinions about this matter and encourage you to
> > write to me at
> > liz.entwistle Æ match.com
> > .
> > Thank you,
> > _______________________
> > Liz Entwistle
> > Public Relations, Match.com
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