Class Action Certification Granted in the John Doe v. PositiveSingles.com Class Action

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Traverse Legal, PLC is reporting that the California Superior Court, Case No: 1-11-CV-211205 granted class certification for approximately 9,346 registered users of STD dating site PositiveSingles.com and SuccessfulMatch.com.

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In a victory for consumers and registered users of the websites http://www.positivesingles.com a.k.a. http://www.successfulmatch.com, the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Santa Clara granted class certification in the class action lawsuit filed by Plaintiff John Doe against the STD-Dating site. The John Doe Complaint filed against positivesingles.com and successfulmatch.com alleges violations of California’s unfair competition laws, violation of California’s Consumer Legal Remedies Act, unfair competition and unlawful, unfair and deceptive business practices.

As reflected in court documents, Plaintiffs allege that Defendant’s websites failed to disclose to members that their photographs and profiles would be accessible on upwards of 1,000 websites other than the one they signed up on. The software operating the matchmaking website is alleged to push private profiles for STD positive individuals looking for STD positive mates across hundreds of other domain names. Plaintiffs are seeking injunctive relief as well as restitution of their registration fees, compensatory, statutory and punitive damages. The members of the class action are currently defined as “residents of the State of California who registered for use of the Positivesingles.com website or any other website indicating that it was “powered by Positivesingles.com” during a four year period ending October 1, 2011.

If you believe you are a member of this class action or that your private personal information has been unlawfully used by PositiveSingles or SuccessfulMatch, you should contact internet class action attorney Enrico Schaefer at enrico (at) traverselegal (dot) com

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