Given its emphasis on sex, I was also surprised by how respectful and NOT pornographic everyone was.
That said, need to warn you: the following slides do contain some racy and sexual content.
"Today is a pivotal day for our members and for Ashley Madison," said a statement from Ruby chief executive Rob Segal.
"Today's settlement closes an important chapter on the company's past and reinforces our commitment to operating with integrity and to building a new future for our members, our team and our company." The settlement followed an investigation in cooperation with consumer protection authorities in Canada and Australia.
We need to be humble and to embrace our flawed humanity as we seek through our faith and experience to better ourselves."We want them (the company) to feel the pain, we don't want them to profit from unlawful conduct," Ramirez told reporters in a conference call.But she added that "it would not serve the public interest to put them out of business." Earlier this year, the dating website—whose motto had been "life is short, have an affair" rebooted, calling itself an "open-minded dating" service.Thirteen US states plus the federal District of Columbia joined the lawsuit.No doubt there's big money in online dating, which has seen dramatic growth over the past decade as more people seek a date by going online instead of heading to a bar or a nightclub, and Match boasts some of the best-known sites in the business.