Dating Websites: It's a Jungle Out There

If anyone should know that a lover scorned hath no fury like a rival vexed, the online romance business should. Yet lawyers for industry leader Match.com have subpoenaed nine former employees who defected to True.com an upstart competitor, to find out whether they breached confidentiality agreements by disclosing secrets about proprietary information. Match.com--which is owned by InterActiveCorp., headed by media mogul Barry Diller--has more than 12 million members and dwarfs True.com (which says it has about 350,000 users). But True.com's CEO, Herb Vest, a Dallas entrepreneur with gunslinger instincts, isn't cowering....

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