Grindr and OkCupid Spread Personal Stats, Study Claims

Grindr and OkCupid Spread Personal Stats, Study Claims

Norwegian research raises questions regarding whether specific means of sharing of information violate data privacy rules in European countries as well as the usa.

By Natasha Singer and Aaron Krolik

Popular online dating services like Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder are distributing individual information like dating alternatives and exact location to marketing businesses in manners which will violate privacy legislation, based on a fresh report that analyzed a few of the world’s most downloaded Android apps.

Grindr, the world’s many popular gay relationship application, sent user-tracking codes together with app’s name to more than a dozen organizations, really tagging those with their intimate orientation, based on the report, that was released Tuesday because of the Norwegian customer Council, a government-funded nonprofit organization in Oslo. 더 보기 “Grindr and OkCupid Spread Personal Stats, Study Claims”