Google got no love for cougar dating

Posted by Ria, 18 May 10

Google has decided to banish cougar dating sites from the Google search kingdom. Apparently dating sites like CougarLife.com have been banned from its content pages for being “non-family safe”.

What is the issue here? The word cougar? In an email to CougarLife.com from Google, the search engine’s concern is “the concept of ‘cougar dating’ as a whole”. Google also asked if the dating company would consider changing their domain name and the cougar idea in totality.

“It’s just all around wrong. It’s age and gender discrimination. It’s just about older, successful, independent, strong women who enjoy someone that’s younger. Some of the men sites, they are borderline prostitution, and Google has no problem having them advertise” said, president of CougarLife.com, Claudia Opdenkelder, to the Times.

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This is the height of double standards. Try comparing this dating site to other dating sites (like SeekingArrangements.com for instance) that have sugar daddies looking for fresh 'sugar babies'; college students and aspiring actresses being paired with sticking rich old men for “mutually beneficial arrangements” as they put it… Is Google classifying such in the ‘family safe’ category? If Google can allow this, what’s wrong with “independent, sexy and wildly successful” cougars seeking ‘cubs’?

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  1.   write66 says:
    Posted: 21 Jun 10

    Good thing Mrs. Robinson got in on the action while she could. Dustin Hoffman would NEVER have gotten seduced... :-) Yes, I kid. Love who ya wanna love, but love God first. Be blessed.

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  2.   Snazzybella says:
    Posted: 15 Jun 10

    what about MOUGARS??? male cougars.... where are they mentioned?

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  3.   chris_schad says:
    Posted: 07 Jun 10

    I just put "cougarlife" into google and came up with the "cougarlife.com" site. Does anyone have the original reference upon which this report is based? It seems to be erroneous.

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  4.   m.elliot says:
    Posted: 03 Jun 10

    Spirit773, We will just have to agree to disagree. Homesteader, Come on man dont leave the blogs. Your contributions are part of the great conversations we have on here. Nobody is going to agree on everything all the time. Differences in opinions are what makes this forum one of learning. Your comments grant us all to gain insight and a bit of understanding into your life. I urge you to stay and keep typing away. Noplayer, Great response bro. I am America no matter where I am located in this world. Like many Americans, my ancestors helped to build America with their bare hands long before others would immigrate to America. No 1 American owns the copyright's to what a proper American is. All American citizens share in the definition of constitutes an American.

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  5.   Glock says:
    Posted: 31 May 10

    Wow! HOMESTEADER is leaving? How'd you guys do it!?? Congrats!

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  6.   homesteader says:
    Posted: 30 May 10

    In compliance with 18USC2257 / all active members who have signed on to this site - Contractually have Represented themselves to be age 18 or Older . This would be called the Bottomline .

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  7.   Spirit773 says:
    Posted: 30 May 10

    @Homesteader:Stay and add your 10 cents. I don't always understand what you say and I've seen comments directed at you across forums which i long thought were /are unnecessarily rude.But i have to say that your comments directed at those of us who don't live in the U.S weren't /aren't warranted and No-Player has a right to defend his position as do you .He was certainly robust in his defence but from what i've read i don't believe that he did it with either malice or rancour. This is an international site and all debates can and sometimes do attract international perspectives. You seem a proud man and rightly so from some of the things you've written that i've read .Also, from some of the slings and arrows that get directed at you ,i genuinely think you must be one of the most misunderstood people on here. Sometimes you're right to stand your ground but this time i think you went a little awry.So stay and keep putting in your 10 cents but remeber we're debating NOT hating :) By the way if as a bit of a language nerd i do agree with you about the need for good spelling and grammar.However, it has it's time and place. In these debates and on this site it shouldn't really be a such an issue. I've had some wonderful conversations on this site with people whose written command of english would make you squirm.So you have to be able to see the person behind the spelling and the syntax. Besides which you surely know that good grammar is on its own is not the only marker of intelligence.I speak as the mother of a dyslexic son who is one of the most on point fire-bright young men you could ever hope to meet.

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  8.   homesteader says:
    Posted: 29 May 10

    Thank y'all / I see my faults . I also see my Positive thoughts about life . Leave ing the forum for Mature Individuals / Hope you learn how to spell , I shall read and Listen , Now Thank you / I feel out numbered . Sand castles built by Fire ants and Wife and I shall build Decking in the Rain .

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  9.   Major_x says:
    Posted: 28 May 10

    Homesteader should probably go play with sand building mug houses and live the forum for much mature people... Hello y'all I was able to read through, and in some sense I could actually state that each and every comments I've read made sense/impact, we all are entitled to our opinions right... But one person outta all just couldn't help but make fool out of himself, I should say the word COMPLEX is your problem HOMESTEADER.. If your fingers are scratching, maybe you should type 1 - 1,000,000...

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  10.   NOPLAYER says:
    Posted: 27 May 10

    @ homesteader What would my being happily married have to do with my making the statement that America (our country) is the most ligitious country in the world. I'm I not telling the truth? No country in the world was more law suits filed in a day than in our country. So I guess my statement drives you to think that I'm somehow less American than you and how dare I fix my mouth to expose our country's dirty laundry. Get real man, I can point out anything I see wrong with our country, I've earned that right: 1) I vote 2) I pay taxes 3) I served in OUR ARMY 9 years active and 3 years reserves I wont let you are anyone else tell me what I can or cant say about our country, particularly if it's based on the truth. I didn't make my comment out of disrespect or hatred, so whats your problem? I wish you and the rest of the reclining chair patriots nothing but PEACE!!!!!!!

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  11.   spirit773 says:
    Posted: 27 May 10

    @michaelb23:Thank you for your contribution.Although i'm not quite sure how it connects in with the question at hand.However,on the basis that fore-warned is fore-armed ,if the outcome of this debate is that you chose to join in and show your misogny in glorious techni-colour thus saving sombody from harm .Welcome.

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  12.   michaelb23 says:
    Posted: 27 May 10

    are you guys serious? zone out. if i was adam i wouldve karate kicked eve in the stomach. sometimes too much info is too much info and a waste.

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  13.   sugame301 says:
    Posted: 26 May 10

    Ask yourself is it a male who is in charge of google, because if the company head was female she would have a more open point of view get with the times google as the sayng goes "Women hear me Roar" lol old men have been pimping young women to stay young since the dawn of time at least the cougars from what I can see actually need younger men to keep up with there libidos its a medical fact so ive read it that men hit there peak in the 20's and its downhill from there haha and women are just hitting there stride in there 30's and only gets better, and you ask how do I know well no im not a cougar but I am 45 and find that men 10 years younger then me seem to be able to keep up. Thats just my opinion and im sure its probably not yours. If younger men cant handle it then dont play with older women last time I heard NO meant NO one is holding them down to date older women.

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  14.   homesteader says:
    Posted: 26 May 10

    We live in the Semi-tropical forests of Southeastern Texas / See no problems with Our life together . If it is Larger than Texas , so be it . Born and raised American citizen / seen the lower 48 States as a paid tourist . Have totally no desire to cross the Bigger ponds , Thank y'all . @ NOPLAYER ; Thought you were Happily married / yet you complain alot about my Country . Leave God's Love out of your comments to me , Thank you Preacher man . m.elliot ; Proper spelling may make your comments seem to have some Intelligence .

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  15.   NOPLAYER says:
    Posted: 24 May 10

    @ homesteader who are you to tell anybody not to voice their opinion if they don't physically reside in the US. Some of us pay fed, state, local taxes and own property just like you, so the floor is open to us as well. Thanks to the internet, telephones and satellite tv we don't have to live in the states to know whats going on. Maybe you should travel, get out of Texas for a bit and see different parts of this world and just maybe it would broaden you world view. The world is MUCH BIGGER than Texas but maybe in your small mind the world is TEXAS! PS: For the love of God and country---- poke fun at nobody's spelling or grammatical errors, please don't!

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  16.   spirit773 says:
    Posted: 24 May 10

    m.elliot:I think that my IQ is just high enough to recognise that you are neither President Obama nor the Chairman of the American Federal Reserve Dr Ben Bernanke. It is also just high enough to read the small print on any card that i obtain to make purchases as a legally recognised adult. On each occassion I've been able to do this without asking the permission of the Queen of England or the Prime Minister. I'm so sorry that my stupidity led me to question how a minor can be given a credit card.Would they understand the rules and regulations governing credit cards- you know silly liitle things like APR , default penalties, and credit rating oh my my i could go on but why bother. By the way the Federal Reserve has an interesting website full of information which i'm sure they won't mind you accessing as an average american citizen. Of course my limited intelligence does sometimes enages in some wilder moments of fantasy and connects Iraq to cougar dating so i'm sorry if i led you astray there. Oh dear us older women huh. Maybe thats why Google are so uptight about cougars.Anyway in much the same way that on the basis of dating a few women over here you can extrapolate about dating practice across the whole of europe (all 50 countries), i do of course hold you, the average american citizen ,jointly and severally liable for Mr Bushs decision to invade Iraq. Naturally it was my short-sightedness that led me to question an 'analysis' based on one position. It is so stupid of me to assume that when an analysis is made , it's made on the basis of an examination of all information and/or evidence. Oh wait.. is this the difference bewteen totalitarianism and democracy ? What else ? Oh yes , did i really 'assume or create an opinion' for you 'on a topic' you 'did not address or discuss' or did i merely comment that you made no mention of it ? As to you telling me to ask you a question , with respect, that is misplaced arrogance.I'm fully capable of asking you( or anyone else) a question if and when i choose to.

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  17.   Kanzan says:
    Posted: 24 May 10

    I think we can all agree that there are double standards in America that we have all either experienced or know to occur. I can think of many; this was simply one of them.

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  18.   homesteader says:
    Posted: 23 May 10

    m.elliot and noplayer ; If y'all don't live in the U.S.A. / Your Thoughts about Us over here are - Here-say or Bull-Manure if you Please . believe all you read . Mind your Own business as Foreigner's / Noneya = ain't where you live - worry about your own faults . One for All / All for one this is America . If you cannot stand the Heat / Stay outta' the kitchen . Thank you .

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  19.   m.elliot says:
    Posted: 23 May 10

    Spirit773, I am not the chairman of the American Federal Reserve or the President of the United States. Therefore, I do not control the American banking system or any of their operations. Your speaking as if I am the president of the United States and have the authority to make and put into operation banking law. I like most Americans am simply a average tax paying citizen. I have no more ability to control the policy of company or banking policy then an average UK national would have in their country. Just to be clear I like most American citizens do not have the authority to end the war in Iraq, negotiate a peace treaty between Isreal and the Palestine, or oder American banks to change their credit or debit card policy. Also because I I have had to explain several times to your fellow countrymen/women I will make another point clear. The average American citizen was not asked permission, informed, or involved in the decision making process regarding the decision to invade Iraq. I did not nor do I know anyone who received a call from the former U.S. President George Bush asking our opinion or requesting our permission to carry out military operations in Iraq. So when you say "you" as if each American citizen single handedly runs the government and implements policy it is very inaccurate. I am not sure what Art kelly defense you are speaking about as Art Kelly has never stood trial for statutory rape in America. The case has been delayed for many years now as the prosectuion is seeking to build evidence. Thus it is likely that the Art Kelly Tril will never occur. I never stated any defense to statutory rape. As I expressely stated in my prior analysis their is no defense to statutory rape in America as it is a strict liability crime. I am in agreement with your analysis regaring the foreseeability and am not sure exactly how it differs from the same conclusion as i previously posted. However if your argument differed from mine which was "Unfettered minor access to debit or credit card and such cougar dating sites will foreseeably attract underage males." I am mising something and would appreciate if you could alert me as to what I am missing. My analysis solely centered around cougar dating and the attration to male minors. I never posted or addressed my opinion on the subject matter of sugar daddy dating so I am not exactly sure how you would assume that I would be for or against a subject matter that I never addressed or gave my opinion on. I am fully capable of answering questions on different subject matter. Please ask me to give or clarify my opinion on a subject matter such as the double standard issue regarding sugar daddy site rather then assume or create an opinion for me on a topic I did not address or discuss. I simply stated the possible legal reasons for googles motives on a cougar site and my analysis was in no way geared towards addressing the double standard issue you have brought up as that was not the point or intention of my analysis. I solely sought to focus on a specific act by google and nothing more.

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  20.   m.elliot says:
    Posted: 23 May 10

    Whurr and Homesteader, I simply don't see a point in wasting time making gramatical or sentence structure corrections. I simply cannot be bothered by it. This is a blog site not a proper english forum for the educated elite. Conversation would flow much slower if everyone wasted time correcting gramatical and sentence structure errors for fear of judgement by their peers. As long as the main points gets across who cares if comma's and periods are missing or words are mispelled. I peck at the keys and post. If everyone spent time analyzing peoples submissions for grammer on this site then opinions would not flow as freely as those who might want to contribute won't out of the fear of being scrutinized for their grammer instead of the substance of their submission. This should be an open forum of robust opinions on a variety of topics. Proper grammer is not the call of the day on this site fellas. Opinions and people expressing themselves freely in their own unique and individual way is the most important and fundaental principle of free speech. Whurr you have your own unique style of expressing yourself on this blog site which I respect. Homesteader you also have your unique and individual style which I also respect.

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  21.   WHURR says:
    Posted: 23 May 10

    Let me quote m.elliot... Any American lawyer worth their salt in a civil suit against a dating site which resulted in their underage male client obtaining a criminal sexual encounter with a legal age woman would easily be able to attach google as it was foreseeable that such advertisements on google would lead to underage males being attracted to the site for the purposes of seeking older women for intimate companionship. OK...Ummmmm...take a breath....and then take a red marker and do something with it. Were you so angry that you were slamming your response on the keys, while guzzling your Monster 24oz Energy Drink?

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  22.   homesteader says:
    Posted: 22 May 10

    Jungle ; We spend Our time Rockin' n Rollin' on Handmade Daybed . Gainfully Retired - Have more time to Actively Enjoy Daily / Nightly . What you young boys do once a week , we do for hours on end in Our personal Rest home / Live in the National Forest both Retired - 24/7 is the Game we play together , LOL . Remembering " Let's go Bungle in the Jungle " from the 60's , Hehe . Times never change / Intelligent people Do . Kanzan ; Graduate Thesis would not contain that many spelling errors .

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  23.   m.elliot says:
    Posted: 22 May 10

    Noplayer- Your definetly right times have changed and in America the avg. teen is engaging in sexual intercourse earlier each generation. As a result teenager women getting pregnant and boys becoming fathers much younger is also increasing. With a lack of afterschool or summer programs to keep kids busy you are right it s left on the parents to make sure their son or daughter dosnt have to much idle time on their hands. Perhaps the answer is putting the kids to work at 14 in jobs so that they are busy. Or in the summer sending them overseas or to other countries doing humanatarian work in developing countries. Obama spent his summer with his mother doing such work and so did Tim Tebow the former University of Florida quaterback and now Denver Bronco.These programs are free and provide a child with the ability to release some of the pinned up energy in a positive way. Their are also many of these program in the United States as well i rural communities in desperate need of humanatarian work. But you are very correct raising a child in todays world is requires more oversight by parents then ever before. I might also add that it also requires the passing down of family values and morals as so many kids find themselves confronted by so much fast money and good times through drugs either selling or personal use, self prostitution through the porn or escort industry, or overall laziness by the feeling of entitlement to things not worked for. Bdogbill- Unfortunately, their is a double standard in American law regadring statutory rape commited by women against men. If the case even makes it to court for an accused woman male judges still take the view that a pubescent teenage or younger boy was more than happy and readily willing to participate in sexual acts with a legal age woman. Unfortunately, the more deireable looking the woman the less serious a judge will take the crime. A women who looked like Miss America would get a slap on the wrist whereas the leading role Star of the movie Precious might get actual jail time. In both instances most women plead an insanity defense which the older judges are more then willing to accept as they still cant wrap their minds around the idea that their are women out their who actually might be pedafiles too. Kanzan- I am not sure how giving interpretative commentary to my previous post so that it might be better undertood might be considered a defensive posturing mechanism, but if you should like to give interpretive commentary to your post I am all eyes.

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  24.   spirit773 says:
    Posted: 22 May 10

    The 'r.kelly' argument that you use i.e 'she said she was 18' doesn't sit well with me at all. Most right thinking adults know when a child is talking no matter how brash and loud that child may appear. If any adult chooses to over-ride decency and do wrong to a child then they desrve what they get.Sadly sometimes the amount your bank account determines the quality of your defence as well as the judicial process. As to credit cards , are the rules different in the U.S because i thought that you had to be over 18 to get one of those. If not i find it quite staggering that you have a banking system whose leadership did not think it 'prudent'( to use your word) to create a credit/debit card for minors with the requiste robust checks and balances that could be differentiated from that of an adult. Using your 'forseeablity test: Is it forseeable that any bank providing a minor with an undifferentiated credit/debit card could be viewed as giving that child the potential and the means to access adult on-line sites? Yes Is it forseeable that any bank providing a minor with an undifferentiated credit/debit card could be viewed as giving that child the potential and the means to access adult on-line sites and purchase goods and/or services? Yes Is it forseeable that any parent allowing a their child to have with an undifferentiated credit card and failing to carry out rational , reasonable and prudent parental checks could be viewed as giving that child the potential and the means to access adult on-line sites thereby exposing that child to risk? Yes Not once in your 'argument' did you even acknowledge the double standards in what Google is doing.Sometimes i wonder just how much ground we've truly gained in the fight for womens rights when corporate decisions like Googles are made and when i read arguments with the rationales that you provide.

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  25.   Kanzan says:
    Posted: 22 May 10

    Dear God - was that a graduate thesis I just read, or was it just a posturing defense mechanism in response to Spirit773 comments against m.elliot?

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  26.   NOPLAYER says:
    Posted: 21 May 10

    @ m.elliot - Bro. I hear ya, we all know America is the most ligitious country in the world and I don't too much fault Google, I fault these half-ass parents for expecting everybody else to look after their children but them. It's true that during those pubescent years every woman all of a sudden becomes sexually attractive to a boy. This is natural and normal. I guess we can put this one on the changing of the times. At one time parents understood that boys during this stage would need some kind of outlet for this new found energy, so I and many other boys were put into sports programs and various extra curricular attivities to pervent us from having too much idle time on our hands. For two summers straight I worked as a helper with a brick layer and played sports during the school year. Parents back then parents knew what had to be done but now some of these parents are clueless. Back then a boy was lucky if he found a discarded Huslter or Penthouse magazine in the dumpster when he took out the trash but now, that stuff is just a click of a mouse away and only a fool would leave a teenage male alone with a laptop w/internet acess all day while the parents are at work. All the blocks in the world wont help keep them away from these sites, these kids are more PC savy then most adults, so there's no blocking out nothing, parents will just have to find a means of keeping "Little Johnny" busy doing something constructive or prays that he finds a girlfriend and uses the condoms that his friends gave him. Once again I put this on the parents!

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  27.   bdogbill says:
    Posted: 21 May 10

    serious felony crime huh? why isn't it 10-20 years for women as well. seems like there's a double standard there. also, I just did a search on cougar dating on google and came up with a few results. I think someone has their facts mixed up somewhere. there were a few cougar dating sites that came up.

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  28.   Jungle says:
    Posted: 21 May 10

    So Are you saying that a mature sexual woman is offensive too you Jenna for wanting to find true romance......and if so, then how should a mature cougar act?.....young women are adults in their twenties and some who are maturably younger in spirit. Who are labeled as "Cougars"

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  29.   Jungle says:
    Posted: 21 May 10

    Homesteader....maybe you should go home in stead of your definition of a cougar CatintheBag sounds like a retirement home, Homesteader, plz leave the "Cougars" up to us young single and active men! Not some old fart rocking on his rocker with a keyboard typing catsnbags!!! To me a "Cougar" means she makes her way around(prowls) in a crowd of innocent singles ready to pounce! A "Cougar" wonders off from her posi of screaming banshees with sight and smell of a great romance. A "Cougar" will wait endlessly until her prey leaves the pack... Ready to buy her a drink or something... Maybe she was watching while you were dancing on the dancefloor... After that, your defination of a "Cougar" is yours....But! ....It better end with a comfy cougar on the couch watching some netfliks and a hot cougar neathe the covers ;)

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  30.   m.elliot says:
    Posted: 20 May 10

    Spirit773 I was not suggesting at all that their is anything wrong with older women dating younger men, I simply stated some possible reasons as to why google might have decided to cease and desist business with these supposed cougar sites. Most times when companies in America make decisions of this nature it is usually due in part to the advisement of thir legal counil. It is possible that such a site might have had incidents with young underage males seeking to court women who who are adult. All that is needed is a credt card or debit card for most internet business transactions which most American kids in high school have as underage teens. This would give an underage 14-17 year male access to the site to court legal age women. Statutory rape in America is a srict liability crime. Strict liability means that lack of knowledge to the commission of the crime is no defense. Thus a legal age woman cannot assert in court under a charge of statutory rape that the boy lied and said he was an adult. Even if the kid presented a fake drivers license to the woman showing that his age was 18 the woman cannot claim that he tricked her. With most Ameican kids now possessing personal laptops at home and access to a personal credit or debit card it is tough to govern such a site regarding the protection of minors. Furthermore, their is not yet a creative and definitive way for such sites to clearly distinguish a underage minor from an adult when accessing ones credentials at the application process. Statutory rape is a very serious felony crime in America punishable by minimum of 10-20 years in prison for men and usually 3-5 years or a suspended sentence for women.The nature and circumstances of the encounters are not factored in by the court only the actual comission of the crime itself. Every year in American high schools Senior and Junior boys are sentenced under the statutory rape laws for engaging in sexual acts with their longtime willing girlfriends at the same highschool who might be freshmans or sophmores. In such cases the courts strictly apply the age limitations and do not take into account that both parties are actually minors enaging in consentual acts. I myself come from a state notorious for legal age women as well as men committing sexual acts with willing minors. This cougar dating site might present what you call at law an attractive nussiance. An attractive nussiance is something which can lead a child not of legal age to be attracted to it merely because of its presence. Such owners of attractive nussiances are required by law to take extrodinary steps to prohibit access to minors or risk tough consequences at law criminally and civil. Hence why America has such tough laws for selling alcohol to minors, underage stripping, porn, or selling cigaretts to minors because such things are attractive to minors and those who posess them must take extrodinary precautions that they not be accessable to minors. All men rememeber those testosterone packed teenage years of puberty. The intense desire for female companionship other then that of friendship with a woman weighs heavily on the minds of young boys at this confusing and often turbulent natural time of lif. Suddenly every woman seem like a viable candidate for intimate companionship. Mothers of long time friends suddenly become interesting, boring femle teachers suddenly become more excting, and every woman a young boy passes on the street is viewed with intense desire with. Thus a site which advertises older female companionship geard towards the age demographic of younger men would be a tempting if not irresistable attractive nussiance for an underage pubescent male looking to unharness his quelled intimate desires. Because the average internet site has not yet created the technological aparatus to distinguish between legal and underage males it is possible that google sought to distance themselves from possible liability by seperating their relationships with such sites. Any American lawyer worth their salt in a civil suit against a dating site which resulted in their underage male client obtaining a criminal sexual encounter with a legal age woman would easily be able to attach google as it was foreseeable that such advertisements on google would lead to underage males being attracted to the site for the purposes of seeking older women for intimate companionship. The rub of attractive nusiance turns on the proof of foreseeability. The questions to be answered is "Is it foreseeable that a rational and reasonable prudent underage pubescent male would be attracted to a site advertising beautiful legal age women looking for younger men" The second question to be asked is " Is it foreseeable that a rational reasonable prudent underage pubescent male would be able to get access to such a site advertising beautiful legal age woman looking for younger men" To both questions the answer is a resounding YES and thus google advertising for such a site which proves to be an atractve nussiance places them in potential civil liability along with such sites when these underage encounters occur. The liabilty does not simply stop at the criminal act of the underage criminal encounter, but the chain of causation in American law can continue to the subsequent actions which flow out of the encunters. As previously aforementioned the pubescent years of a hormonal testerone filled youth can be quite emotional and confusing. Many males going through the natural stage of life have allowed their emotions to overcome then thus committing hanious acts of violence upon others, self mutilation or abuse, or even suicide. Many of these actions have occurred due to emotional distress caused from failed relationships. Thus when such trajic acts occur and can be connected with a underage encounter with a legal age woman on a dating site any lawyer worth his/her salt again will attach liabiity for causation. Thus the question to be asked is, "But not for the underage male having been given illegal access to a legal age dating site which resulted in a failed relationship, the underage male might not have done act X. Thus liability can be attached again for the resulting subsequent actions caused by the underage boys access to the site. Finally it must be mentioned that settlements agreements in America are confidential and between the parties with usually a agreement of non-disclosure. Therefore, for google to take such steps to ban the sites could mean that already their have been prior instances of trouble with the site in which google was attached as a party to the claim possibly resulting in a quite settlement by google. In regards to older women I love and have dated many and enjoy the companionship, grace, experience, and overall outlook on life. A natural result of age is than one gains more experience in dealing with issues than someone who is relatively young and unexpereienced with life. A underage kid in highschool who cons their way onto such a cougar site to date a more mature woman is going through puberty and might not be as readily able to handle a breakup as well as a ore mature woman would. Their motions and ways of dealing with issue can present a great deal of irrationality which could lead to self destructive behavior thus having dire consequeces for the woman or her family. Therefore in the interest of public policy it is best to protect both parties from possible harm and falloutto such dating situations

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  31.   homesteader says:
    Posted: 20 May 10

    P.S. I learned many things from Older Ladies over the years of my Life . Children Behave / Enjoy what you have , Hehe

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  32.   homesteader says:
    Posted: 20 May 10

    Some win / some lose Who let the cat out of the bag ? Afro-Romance worked for us / why advertise another sites faults here ? Age is knot a factor in Love and Respect of another .

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  33.   NOPLAYER says:
    Posted: 20 May 10

    The morality nuts are at it again. If "Little Johhny" wasn't into Cougars he'd be into something else and Google provides plenty of links to that "something else", be it MILFS, big tits, fat booty and whatever else floats his boat. "Little Johnny" is going to do "Little Johnny", point blank. So if Google is afraid of Cougars then why don't they ban any and everything that "Little Johnny" might get into? I'm sure their are far worst things that "Litlle Johnny" can get into and these clowns are worried about him being attracted to an older woman! Hell, be grateful it's not drugs, gangs, or satanic worship that he's not interested in. Somebody tell these nuts to go play in traffic. Let parents police "Little Johnny" and not the web!

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  34.   spirit773 says:
    Posted: 19 May 10

    @ Whurr: To the point as usual. @ Noplayer:Thank-you @m.elliot: Are you serious?!So a younger mans encounters with us 'significantly older women' puts our children at risk, can potentially lead said impressionable young men to the ultimate form of self-harm or on the other hand can get us a conviction for statutory rape? With respect ( something your contribution doesn't seem to afford us older women) i'm so sorry that your career as a comedian was so short lived.

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  35.   WHURR says:
    Posted: 19 May 10

    Cougar dating sites... definitely not family based... I can see their point!!! The following ARE family based and should continue to be listed in Google: 'Huge young boys for horny old men' 'Scat collections - taking dumps on your lover' 'Best vegetables for vaginal play' 'Inter-Catholic Dating for altar-boys and priests' I love Google! It is by far the number one family site on the earth. I love when I am typing in Charles Dickens with my kids, looking for 'Tale of Two Cities' information..... and Charles 'Long Dick' Sampson comes up in the search. Quite an impressive young man, but definitely not what the 'family' ordered! Anyway...thats my post for this month!

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  36.   Jenna says:
    Posted: 18 May 10

    This American term 'cougar' is very offensive in my opinion! A cougar is a mammal that belongs to the feline family,why should it be used to describe mature women who happen to like younger men?! As for google and their double standards, well if it is that they find the word cougar offensive I agree to have that search result removed.If they have issue with the concept of mature women dating younger men,then we have a problem. That is indeed discrimination,and should not be entertained nor encouraged!

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  37.   m.elliot says:
    Posted: 18 May 10

    My first impression is that for google the ban centers on a liability issue regarding the best interest not only of the children of these significantly older women, but also the possibility of the site promoting underage boys to sign up seeking romantic encounters hence statutory rape. Perhaps their legal council suggested that a site which might suggest romantic encounter between older women and young men would be an attractice nussiance to a pubescent underage male. Lastly, even legal young men for instance a male freshman college student might not be able to deal with the complexities of dealing with a much older woman who might toss him aside brusing him emotionaly and prompting self harming acts suh as suicide. The site could take the necessary measure to ensure that the paricipants wanting to tke part in it are all adults by placing certain safegards in the registration process. The fat that the site has not done so ad wishes to change nothing abot its operation might be a clue that underage illegal sexual encounters ar in-fact occuring on the site

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  38.   NOPLAYER says:
    Posted: 18 May 10

    Yeah it's a case of the old double standard. Some old-fart isn't to thrilled about women being able to take the lead in selecting want they want. The term cougar is probablly a term made up by one of these insecure old buzzards as a means of degrading a mature woman for being able to do what men have always done and that's going after who they want. The term cougar implies that these women pray on younger men by using their many years of sexual experience to their advantage and P-whipping these young guys when thats not the case at all. Most young guys fantasize about an older mature woman, I know I did back in the day. Older women exemplify feminine beauty and power, most or done playing games and they know what they want and don't want. Most have estblished careers and have stable incomes, so thats less of a hassle for a younger man. These hidden fears about Mrs. Jenkins (the sexy as hell 45 y/o next door neighbor corrupting young Johnny is the product of some porn script writers's imagination. This drama just reeks of "playa hating" to me, its probably nothing more than a bunch of over weight insure wives and "over the hill" husbands with nothing better to do than b**** about a whole lot of nothing.

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