While no one would disagree with the goal of improving the safety of Internet dating, New Jersey's initiative based on a similar Florida bill that failed to pass , could create far more problems than it solves. If that notification was restricted to a single page possibly the login screen , it might not seem like much of an issue—but the New Jersey Assembly has other things in mind. Specifically, any online dating service would be required to present such notification upon the sending or reception of e-mail, on all New Jersey-based profiles, and on all web pages used to sign up a New Jersey member. It's no good trying to hide such notification in the fine print at the bottom—all such information must be posted in bold, capital letters with a minimum font size of Lest you think the Assembly was being a tad unfair to web sites that don't provide such services, the bill orders web sites that do conduct criminal background checks to state this fact prior to allowing communication between New Jersey members and other members, and when a new New Jerseyite signs up for the service.
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Notably, the law applies to all websites that offer services to New Jersey residents. The law became effective May 12, Accordingly, a violation of the Act constitutes a violation of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, and without limitation, a violator may be subject to treble 3x damages. If the website will not be conducting criminal background screenings, it must disclose, clearly and conspicuously, to all New Jersey members the fact that it does not conduct such screenings. The disclosure must be written in bold, capital letters in at least 12 point font.
Added by Acts , 82nd Leg. September 1, This chapter does not apply to an Internet service provider serving as an intermediary for the transmission of electronic messages between members of an online dating service provider. B an offense the conviction or adjudication of which requires registration as a sex offender under Chapter 62, Code of Criminal Procedure; or. C an offense for which an affirmative finding of family violence was made under Article