Here’s what it says on their billing help pages: So it’s as easy as pie to take out a subscription, but if you want to cancel, they’ll make you jump through flaming hoops.
Another dirty trick they have up their sleeves is attempting to gain access to your email contacts.
But what happens if we access the same website from another location?
Using a web-proxy based in the USA I visited again: As you can see, it looks like Sarah and her friends also live in St Louis (USA). The site is using geo-targeting to obtain your location, then simply displaying your local city/town name on the page.
Benaughty is owned by a company called Cupid plc, and this company also owns a large number of practically identical dating websites.
When navigating the website, every now and again you will see a message similar to the one below: If you check the box and hit update, your profile on Benaughty will now appear on as well.
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