Twenty-one-month old Caleb Taft may not know it, but he's one of a growing number of children who, when asked how his parents met, will answer, ``Through a dating service.'' His parents, Chris and Rod Taft of Medfield, Mass., met four years ago through The Couple Company (now People Network), a video dating service in Boston.
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Upon the basis of the contract and testimony, the court determines that the transactions were subject to the Dating Services Law, which regulates defined “social referral services” falling within the scope of General Business Obligations Law § 394-c (G. In relation to the application of the Dating Services Law, more than a decade ago, it was judicially determined that the Law did cover services which match members by creating a location and mechanism for members to assess each other by reviewing another member's video, photograph and profile a substantially similar service to the one defined by the written contract terms here (Great Expectations Creative Management, Inc. Attorney-General of the State of New York, 162 Misc.2d 352, 356-357, 616 N.
It is sufficient if defendant made available the matching of members ․ or supplied the means for matching the members” [citations omitted]; accord, Chassman v.
They've been confused with ``escort services,'' most of which, says Sgt.
Richard Marcus of the Manhattan Sex Crimes squad, are legitimate services that provide escorts for an evening.
Finally, the Court held that Great Expectations was subject to New York’s Dating Services Law because GE Management Group of N. apparently does business in New York under the name “Great Expectations.” GE Management operates a dating service which allows pre-screened members to obtain information about other members from an Internet website.