I dont know in Russia, but i can imagine that it is.If pimping means the same like/prostitution it is even legal in Germany __________________________________________________________________ Gold-Member of WOT-Community The real problem is that most of the men who use these sites aren't looking for wives, they are looking for online companionship.There is an article by Helen Croydon which appeared in the Sunday Times a week or so ago which gives an updated view of the situation.You may search for it, I shan't provide the link here as it is behind a paywall (damn you Rupert Murdoch) It seems to me, that the women are not being exploited.Yet it is routinely the subject of Batch Ratings on WOT. - check the frame near the botton of the page when you click the link) Yes, the user has to be careful, but there is no systematic scam. (again, another link to Elenas Models) What the hell is going on here?? I am simply being the Devil's advocate having had a positive experience, an not prepared to let it lie.
Anecdotal evidence from 20 years ago is not the same as visiting a website, judging it individually and providing a fair ranking.
All sites are painted with the same color, when in fact - as in real life - all sites ought to be judged individual.
The batch tool is supposed to be used to rate spam - fly by night domains, not legitimate sites which require individual attention.
There is a demographic crisis in Ukraine, and without International dating, how on earth are the women supposed to find a mate? From my experience of being on a tour with a "Russian Brides" site, the guys are not incapable, psychotics losers.
In fact they are busy men, who run their own businesses, often spend time away from home and desire a companion who needs them.