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Most victims, almost all women, met their male attackers through Tinder, Ok Cupid, Plenty of Fish, or Match. In 10% of the incidents, dating platforms matched their users with someone who had been accused or convicted of sexual assault at least once, the analysis found.

Only a fraction of these cases involved a registered sex offender.

(Durgin didn’t respond to requests for comment.) Ok Cupid allowed another registered sex offender, Michael Miller, of Colorado, to create a new account after his 2015 conviction for raping a woman he met through the site.

For months, Miller remained on the platform despite appearing on the registries Match screens.

Plenty of Fish is among 45 online dating brands now owned by Match Group, the Dallas-based corporation that has revenues of

Most victims, almost all women, met their male attackers through Tinder, Ok Cupid, Plenty of Fish, or Match. In 10% of the incidents, dating platforms matched their users with someone who had been accused or convicted of sexual assault at least once, the analysis found.Only a fraction of these cases involved a registered sex offender.(Durgin didn’t respond to requests for comment.) Ok Cupid allowed another registered sex offender, Michael Miller, of Colorado, to create a new account after his 2015 conviction for raping a woman he met through the site.For months, Miller remained on the platform despite appearing on the registries Match screens.Plenty of Fish is among 45 online dating brands now owned by Match Group, the Dallas-based corporation that has revenues of $1.7 billion and that dominates the industry in the US.Its top dating app, Tinder, has 5.2 million subscribers, surpassing such popular rivals as Bumble.

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Most victims, almost all women, met their male attackers through Tinder, Ok Cupid, Plenty of Fish, or Match. In 10% of the incidents, dating platforms matched their users with someone who had been accused or convicted of sexual assault at least once, the analysis found.

Only a fraction of these cases involved a registered sex offender.

(Durgin didn’t respond to requests for comment.) Ok Cupid allowed another registered sex offender, Michael Miller, of Colorado, to create a new account after his 2015 conviction for raping a woman he met through the site.

For months, Miller remained on the platform despite appearing on the registries Match screens.

Plenty of Fish is among 45 online dating brands now owned by Match Group, the Dallas-based corporation that has revenues of $1.7 billion and that dominates the industry in the US.

Its top dating app, Tinder, has 5.2 million subscribers, surpassing such popular rivals as Bumble.

Match first agreed to screen for registered sex offenders in 2011 after Carole Markin made it her mission to improve its safety practices.

.7 billion and that dominates the industry in the US.

Its top dating app, Tinder, has 5.2 million subscribers, surpassing such popular rivals as Bumble.

Match first agreed to screen for registered sex offenders in 2011 after Carole Markin made it her mission to improve its safety practices.

A spokesperson said, “There are definitely registered sex offenders on our free products.” Susan Deveau saw Mark Papamechail’s online dating profile on Plenty of Fish in late 2016.Acknowledging the limitations, the spokesperson said, “There are definitely registered sex offenders on our free products.” CJI analyzed more than 150 incidents of sexual assault involving dating apps, culled from a decade of news reports, civil lawsuits, and criminal records.Most incidents occurred in the past five years and during the app users’ first in-person meeting, in parking lots, apartments, and dorm rooms.But it doesn’t take that step on Tinder, Ok Cupid or Plenty of Fish — or any of its free platforms.A Match Group spokesperson told CJI the company cannot implement a uniform screening protocol because it doesn’t collect enough information from its free users — and some paid subscribers — even when they pay for premium features.

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