Overview. IntroductionBackgroundThe ControversyEthical ResponseFederal Government and The InternetConclusion. Introduction. Story About JennyDefinition of E-datingprocess of contact, courtship, and subsequent emotional, psychological, or spiritual bonding/exchange at any level between persons
1. A E-date with Charles Manson An Ethical Perspective of Government Effects on The E-dating Industry
2. Overview Introduction
Federal Government and The Internet
3. Introduction Story About Jenny
Definition of E-dating
process of contact, courtship, and subsequent emotional, psychological, or spiritual bonding/exchange at any level between persons via a singles, matchmaking, or online dating website/chatroom
Computer Crime or Old Crime w/ Cyber Twist
E-dating is Old Form Dating with a Cyber Twist
Online Dating Act
What Are Your Views on the Controversy?
4. Introduction Explanation of Companies and People Involved
True is an E-dating Web Site
Herb Vest is CEO of True
Ethical Analysis of True's Business Model
Positives and Negatives of Bill
5. Background of Online Dating and True History of E-dating
Comparison to Normal Dating
Expands Geographic Location
General Public Skeptical
Trends of New Security
True is Safer, Savvy, and the Leading Scientifically Based, Online Relationship Service Whose Mission is to Help Singles Find Long-Lasting and Fulfilling Relationships
6. Background of Online Dating and True True
Devoted to Safety
Website Promotes Safety
Herb Vest CEO of True
His Father Died When he was Very Young
Quotes From Herb Vest's Book How to Get It and How to Keep It
“Accomplish your objectives before the competition can react. If you plan the exploitation phase carefully and direct your focus to the competitions most vulnerable point, you will quickly dominate the small market”
7. More Quotes More Quotes
“Use regulatory restraints to your advantage.”
“Tie up suppliers with exclusivity contracts.”
“The reporter is the revolutionary’s best friend. Dramatic and controversial events sell newspapers... little guys who do dramatic and controversial things quickly gain media attention.”
8. The Controversy Exclusive Contract with www.rapsheets.com
Background Checks Flawed
Example 15 or 67 Counties in FL. Report their Felons to Databases
Circumvent with Fake Identity
Only Database Significant in Size to be Used to Not Have to Advertise the Uncertainty of Safety
9. The Controversy Online Dating Safety Act and Variations
Requires Internet Dating Service Providers to Disclose the Fact that they do not Perform Background Searches, or, if They do Perform Them, Disclose the Fallibility of Such Searches and the Additional Safety Precautions a Single Person Should Take to Decrease Dating Risk
Advertisements and Banner Must Have 14 pt. Red Font saying “You may be at risk, We do not perform background checks”
Act Does Nothing to Offline Dating Websites
10. Pros of Online Dating Act Pros
Some Criminals May be Filtered Out and Not Able to Contact Other E-daters.
Customers May Feel Safer
11. Cons of Online Dating Act Creates a Potential False Sense of Security
Criminals Will Still Be Able To Get Through
Creates Government Regulation Where it Isn't Needed.
Costs of Online Dating Will Rise For Users
Some Smaller or Niche Services May not Survive
States will Have Different Criminal Policies
12. In True's Defense Are They Saving Lives
67.5% of Felons Out of Prison Will Return
94% of Felons in US are in the Database
218 Sex Offenders or Felons Have been Blocked
13. Ethical Response Kantianism
First Categorical Imperitive
One Should Always Attempt to Help Protect People
Shouldn't Exploit Companies Threw Bad Business Practices
Shouldn't Gimp Competition Using Regulatory Powers
14. Ethical Response Kantainism
Second Categorical Imperative
States Targeted contain dating sites like Match.com, Yahoo Personals, Spring Street Networks, craigslist, Eharmony.
Chance to Downsize for your own gain for an unjust cause is using them as a means to an end
More restrictive Internet is using everyone that wants to make the Internet as free as possible as a means to an end.
15. Ethical Response Act Utilitarianism
If the Internet is made more restrictive today, it may have negative effects on our futures – bad
Leaves users with less choice - bad
Wastes people's time – bad
Background checks are Flawed, so they are making the Internet more restrictive, hurting other companies, wasting peoples time, taking away people preference for no real gain in happiness except True.
16. Ethical Response Rule Utilitarianism
There is no rule that will fit what True is attempting to do to make it ethical, or have a greater increase in happiness in the future.
17. Ethical Response Social Contract Theory
Moral people likes to have rules that govern them that are necessary.
Since moral people can make there own decisions, they probably would like to choose their own safety level.
Moral people would also agree that down-sizing companies with unnecessary laws is immoral
18. Federal Government & The Internet Control?
The Government is Suppose to Uphold and Protect Against Such Divergent Issues as speech, Competition, Privacy, Access, Public Safety, Property, Contract Rights, National Security, Reputation, and Morality.
Issues of Control and the Internet
Expansion Comes from the Decentralization
19. Conclusion Things Covered
E-dating and True
Positives and Negatives
Government and The Internet
20. Conclusion Online Guides to Safety