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However, the attorney general and the three sites say they will meet regularly to discuss how to create stronger identity theft protections and online safety tools.
Last April, a woman named Carole Markin went public with accusations that a man she met on in 2010 sexually assaulted her on their second date.
Online dating may be complicated, but California and three industry leaders are aiming to make it safer.
The state attorney general's office announced this week it will work with Match.com, e and Spark Networks to screen for sexual predators, identity thieves and scammers.
“Consumers should be able to use websites without the fear of being scammed or targeted,” California Attorney General Kamala D. The statement is not an enforceable set of regulations the sites must follow by law, but an official agreement between the attorney general's office and three major sites that share the same goal of protecting online daters.
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A press release about the statement says all the sites involved will "continue their efforts to screen members for safety threats." The sites will protect users from predators through education, online safety tools and cooperation with law enforcement.
Here are a few of the steps being taken to keep members safe: The statement also says dating sites should make clear to members that screenings cannot filter out all dangerous characters, and ultimately every user is responsible for their own safety.