When Hitchcock later decided to try online dating, she turned to "There are people out there looking for a site where they'd feel a little bit safer," said Hitchcock, who recently met her fiance on However, Vest's many critics in the industry say he is acting mostly out of self-interest.- the only large online dating service that already does such screenings - was elated by its successful lobbying and hopes other states will follow suit."The online dating industry tends to get a real bad rap, because of criminal activity," said True.com's founder and chief executive, Herb Vest."If we were to clean up, there's hordes of off-line singles who'd come online to find their soul mate."The pitch appeals to women like Jayne Hitchcock of York, Maine, who was victimized by three years of online harassment and cyberstalking in late '90s after someone assumed her identity and sent sexually explicit messages.
This is one of the most important facets of online dating, as the online persona must eventually fade away as a new person arises face-to-face.
He is the lead author and editor of Affordable Background Checks.