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You should be able to opt out.’They told the Mail: ‘Global Personals was one of the first online dating companies to stop using pseudo profiles.

A&E is expanding its nonfiction programming slate with four new series and four new pilots, including the series ““Godfather of Pittsburgh”,” about a Pennsylvania wiseguy with a restaurant and nightclub empire, and “Love Prison,” (working title) where people in online relationships are forced to meet for the first time on a deserted island.

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Up to 400 messages an hour were sent by the team who frequently coerced their victims into intimate text conversations.

It is the sheer variety of websites Jenny has been made available to that shocked her the most when Channel 4 contacted her a fortnight ago to tell her their findings — and which finally persuaded her to cancel her subscription.

He was my age but, had I known the site he was on, I would have hauled him out on the grounds that it was a ridiculous name. It made me think my profile might have been edited.

I was perplexed.’Channel 4 News investigators spoke to whistle-blower Ryan Pitcher, who joined the company in 2008 and a second, unnamed, employee, who detailed the suspicious way in which they were recruited, when they were warned they were not to discuss their duties with family and friends.

A spokesman for Global Personals told the Mail: ‘When members subscribe to one of our sites, they are advised in the terms and conditions that their details will be made available to members of different sites on the relevant shared database.

‘Our job is to get our members in front of as many other members as possible.’‘It’s upsetting and annoying that you don’t know where your picture is going to end up.Clearly someone who is reading Nuts is not going to be interested in me, just as I am not going to be interested in them.What she didn’t expect was to find herself posted as a ‘hot date’ on cheesy lads’ magazine sites, and bombarded by spam emails from people who didn’t even exist — or if they did, had anything but a country walk in mind.Over the course of the four years Jenny has been on the site, not one of the men she met has been a member of where she originally posted her profile. Alarmingly, half were not parents at all and only one had a child the same age as her son.Global Personals — whose headquarters are in Windsor, Berkshire — makes £40 m a year, employs 130 staff and is believed to take a 40 per cent cut of every membership subscription, with the remainder going to the spin-off company.‘Internet dating seemed the best way of meeting people,’ she says. It’s the last place you would expect to find me and a waste of time and money.

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