In recent years, men who have sex with men (MSM) have used the Internet to connect for hook-ups or dating, but online connections don't eliminate negative reactions to disclosing that you're HIV-positive.
Enter Volttage, a new social networking, dating and hook-up site for HIV-positive men."We aim to break down many of the stereotypes that haunt HIV-positive people, bring HIV out of the closet and start conversations about living with HIV," Mackenroth told EDGE in a recent interview.
The plaintiff in the case stated that few members would ever click on or read the terms.
Positivesingles now faces having to pay out .5m (R202 million) after losing the privacy case.
This is not an indication of a security issue such as a virus or attack.
A great diversity of online dating services currently exists.
Some have a broad membership base of diverse users looking for many different types of relationships.
‘I actually think that the creators of Craigslist had no intent of harming society.
They came in with good intentions,’ says Jason Chan, assistant professor of Information and Decision Sciences at the Carlson School of Management.