Texas AG Seeks To Block Transfer Of Dating Site's User Info

Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 5:31 PM EDT) -- Texas' attorney general on Thursday asked a federal bankruptcy judge to prohibit dating website True Beginnings LLC from selling 43 million subscribers' personal information to rival site Plentyoffish Media Inc. unless proper privacy protections are put in place.

The subscriber database and website are owned by Plano-based True Beginnings, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection more than a year ago and is in the process of selling its assets, according to a statement by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott.

"At a time when privacy is...
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