The judge ruled the spreadsheet's contents could be redacted and the complaints sealed, making it impossible to glean whether or not Match could identify repeat offenders among its subscribers and, if so, how it responded. Some researchers have used this platform to ask participants — who receive compensation for their time — about traumatic events and experiences.
InTinder matched Massachusetts registered sex offender Michael Durgin with a woman, and she later told police he had raped her on their first date; Durgin's two rape charges were dropped after the woman "indicated that she does not wish for the Commonwealth to proceed to trial," records show.
The spokesperson described the steps the company takes to ensure customer safety on its platforms — from blocking users accused of sexual assault to checking across its apps for accused users' accounts and flagging them on a companywide distribution list. No state regulators have taken action against a platform for violating disclosure rules.
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MacDonald said she gave up. Backes speculated that's because the users sampled were actively dating. Match Group declined to comment on CJI's survey.