First, a caveat—they did not look into sites such as Craiglist, sex or hookup sites, infidelity sites, sites for arranging group dates, social networking sites (such as Facebook) or online video games (such as World of Warcraft or Sims) Access Having the opportunity to examine the profiles of hundreds, if not thousands, of potential matches must surely be an advantage, right?
Unfortunately, when it comes to online dating, there is no safety in numbers.
Also don't miss our Essential Politics page in Sunday's California section. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed a law updating the state’s Dating Service Contract Act to encompass online dating services like and Eharmony, an effort to ensure consumers can opt out of services.
The state contract law gives the customer the right to cancel a dating service – "by mail, telegram, or delivery" – within three days of signing up, and states that cancellation is effective when deposited in the mail.
Many of them even go beyond the matching process to help you confront the complex world of finding (and keeping) partners.