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Okay this is weird point -- kill a Las Vegas woman says the man she met through match dot com.
Tried to do just that.
-- to Mary -- Beckman ended an eight day relationship in 2010.
She says this man return months later in an attempt to take her life stabbing her ten times.
-- claims Max doesn't do enough to warn customers -- there may be people on its site like this.
And now -- reportedly -- match for ten million dollars.
But is the dating site to blame attorneys and a single thing.
And Remi Spencer here detritus the significance -- I think she has a legitimate claim against the website this is a very extreme case and it's the kind of case -- can produce results.
Yes she's suing them for ten million dollars but what she really wants is for match dot com to do a better job.
At screening its subscribers.
Its customers that this is possible of course everybody assumes some risk when they join -- fight like this.
But they should.
Let their customers know that these kinds of extreme situations are not just possible they're realistic because it happened to her.
When I heard about this story -- a little research and I learned in 2011 another woman who had been on the site with raped by.
And she sued the site they refuse to do anything initially they put -- a very strong -- -- -- press statement they said there's nothing we can do.
-- -- all wanted it do its cross -- these people with the national sex offenders registry.
Well three days after she filed the suit.
That's what they started doing so hopefully this would this guy had come up.
This gentleman would not -- he did not have a criminal history.
But I'm sure that there are other people on this site that woods and if people are paying money to the website they should be getting a little better protection.
All right that's it put out a statement in this is that this is about a six -- individual -- no prior criminal record.
Not an entire community of men and women looking to meet each other.
They make and I.
You know this is -- Awful awful case but match dot com is not there to protect the users basically what you -- them for -- for them to put -- all your information they come up with there.
Algorithm their mathematical.
-- matches if you well and hopefully they can help funnel people together going to get along and hopefully have a wonderful lasting relationship.
Happens sometimes -- has not.
We have to use common sense we're talking about these web sites and you know when I heard about the story when I knew that I was talking about this topic I went -- I read match dot com's user agreement it is five pages single -- is telling their users.
We do not do background checks we do not and verified the information -- that out by the customers.
In a perfect world should they should shore but that's not what they're painful when you have a site that has fifteen million I believe users it's not a realistic possibility.
And just like when you meet someone in a bar in the supermarket we have to use common sense.
I take our own precautions I have to respectfully disagree I do think it's different than meeting somebody in a bar.
There are so many other products -- companies like match dot com make money for example tobacco alcohol.
There are prominent warnings.
Notices to the consumer that this could cause death for example in the case of cigarettes.
Why they -- -- a in the front page and what you could be -- up in arms of the moment.
Not quite that way that's not quite as strongly work as -- idiotic that it does cells that we don't know you'll why can't -- take one affirmative step.
To cross checked their subscribers.
But let me read this wouldn't have done and what good in this they want to come -- well there are going to be instances where it would make a difference and it seems to me a very small -- -- If you apply for a job they run your background -- -- -- -- states do about New York as one -- -- and they say -- -- that they -- sex offender data registry but -- we also want the -- trying to regulate everything we do including now whether we choose to go online -- government -- privacy -- here now the government is that the private industry -- -- by the way in New -- you don't we -- because everyone's -- Yeah I think it's the winners is going I mean none here's a site that said we are we are hook up with whom we want to be careful -- been.
I think that this site serves a very legitimate purpose there are plenty of people who find love and long lasting relationships and the results of this site.
It is a positive aspect of the Internet.
And I don't think that this extreme case is reason enough to do away with the entire site I think what this woman is saying what insights to this.
They all have there been very explicit user agreements some of them do on their own conduct criminal background checks.
But most do not just really because of the numbers are taught as a way of weeding out -- not if he or she is answer all the questions correctly they could be lying to -- -- and a lot of people -- and some for legitimate reason and some for not but even unlikely said here this is a guy who would not have come up on and each back.
He just wouldn't have so you cannot protect everyone all the time unfortunately -- -- bottom line your on your room.
You are on Iran be careful be safe be aware that this can happen in -- and be responsible.
It scares women now hearing an incident like -- and uses -- I think it is it's a scary it's a scary world to be dating in no matter how you try to meet somebody.
But when -- dealing with somebody online you don't noted that none of the computer you see it.
Face on that computer screen that you don't know you're gonna walk into the -- if you actually meet them in person but again we just have to use a common sense and -- help for the battle for the best ladies thank you very much.
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