Tinder, Grindr accused of illegally sharing user data
Thursday, 16 January 2020 Oslo (AFP) Jan 14, 2020
Popular dating apps like Tinder and Grindr are sharing the personal data of their users to third parties in breach of EU regulations, a Norwegian consumer rights group said Tuesday. A new report by the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) details how Grindr, which markets itself as the "world's largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans and queer people," shares the GPS data, IP addresses,
Tinder, Grindr Apps Spread Personal Details, Says Study Conducted by a government-funded non-profit in Oslo, Norway, the report was released on Tuesday. It found that popular dating apps spread personal user information to marketing companies. Such practices could violate privacy laws. Finn Myrstad,...