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When you think of cheating, you may think of irresponsible behavior in the classroom.

When you think of cheating, you may think of irresponsible behavior in the classroom. But Noel Biderman created a company called Avid Life Media (based in Toronto) that is dedicated to another form of cheating.

Avid Life Media is owner of six Web site brands, including Cougar Life and Hot or Not. One of its more controversial brands is Ashley Madison, the motto of which "Life is Short. Have an Affair." The Web site has more than 8.5 million members. The company encourages married men and women to spend less than a minute to register on the largest Web site to openly promote infidelity. The company employs hundreds of programmers, designers, and marketers and has conducted a private placement for investors. While many stakeholders would say the purpose of the Web site is wrong, there is nothing illegal about this business. But the fact that the Web site helps people engage in cheating on their spouses--including providing an email address to which one's spouse would never have access--has many people concerned. They consider facilitating secrecy for socially questionable conduct to be wrong.

How to defend the truth (agree) of the following statement--there is nothing wrong in providing legal service many people desire.

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