Thanks for the article.
We posted the FULL TEXT
of the New York State legislation for S5180-A HERE
It is known as the "Internet Dating Safety Act"
It passed in August 10, 2010 and signed into law. It goes into effect 120 days later (~ December 10, 2010).
It's easy for most dating operators to comply.
Simply write a warning on your site to your customers not to give personal information to unknown people and understand the risks.
The penalty for non-compliance is USD $250 per day per customer you have from NY State in your database.
Internet Dating Confernece