Mary kay sues dating site
Beckman joined the online service in August 2010 and met her "match," Wade Ridley, a month later.
After several online conversations and 10 days of dating, she decided to end the relationship.
It also highlights a section called "Your Interactions With Other Members," saying users are solely responsible for their interactions and does not currently conduct criminal background checks on its members.
The many millions of people who have found love on and other online dating sites know how fulfilling it is.
And while that doesn't make what happened in this case any less awful, this is about a sick, twisted individual with no prior criminal record, not an entire community of men and women looking to meet each other." They add they have safety tips throughout their website.
Tort law, however, is not about sympathy, but rather responsibility.
In this case, we return to a basic question of tort law: when do we hold a person or company responsible for the criminal actions of another?