In 2010, e Harmony settled a separate class-action lawsuit filed in California that alleged illegal discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Warren said that he had done extensive research on heterosexual marriage but did not know enough about homosexual relationships to do same-sex match-making, which he said "calls for some very careful thinking. But at the same time, I take a real strong stand against same-sex marriage, anywhere that I can comment on it." Theodore B.
Very careful research." He also said that e Harmony promotes heterosexual marriage, adding that (at the time) same-sex marriage was illegal in most places, saying "We don't really want to participate in something that's illegal." In another interview, Warren went into more detail on his own views, noting that "cities like San Francisco, Chicago or New York... Olson, an attorney for e Harmony, said that even though the company believed the complaint was "an unfair characterization of our business", it chose to settle because of the unpredictable nature of litigation.
Prospective members complete a proprietary questionnaire about their characteristics, beliefs, values, emotional health and skills.
Matching algorithms, which the company believes matches people's core traits and values to replicate the traits of happy couples, use these answers to match members with users the company believes will be compatible.
She made me laugh with her stories, was 100% wholesome and we chatted for a couple hours. I didn’t feel anything towards her as far as sexual attraction went.
I felt bad for Kelly, knowing she was being overlooked by guys when she was 110% a mans-mans – girl!
On June 6, 2012, e Harmony confirmed that its password database had been breached and a section of its user base had been affected.
Satoshi Kanazawa said that part of the success of e Harmony can be explained by the high cost of entry in terms of the amount of time required to answer the initial questionnaire—over 18 hours, although other sources put the time to complete the relationship questionnaire at approximately one hour.
Compatible Partners' users are seen as quite desirable." but, as of March 1, 2012, it shows the last time the person logged on to e Harmony (non-mobile browsers only).