The parents were seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
In an August 2012 interview, Markus Frind stated that based on the millions of relationships and marriages Plenty Of Fish has created over the past several years, it is estimated that over one million babies have been born as a result of the website.
On February 28, 2012, the parents of US Army Lieutenant Peter Burks sued Plenty Of Fish.
The parents' lawsuit alleges photos of their son, who was killed in Iraq in 2007, were used without permission.
It was the second company in Canada to be punished by the CRTC under the enforcement of this legislation.