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Grindr Users’ Data Could Be Purchased Through Ad Networks

Grindr Users’ Data Could Be Purchased Through Ad Networks

Update: 2022-05-03
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The Wall Street Journal reports exclusively that the precise movements of millions of users of the gay-dating app Grindr were collected from a digital advertising network and made available for sale for years, before the company cut off the data it shares with advertising partners. WSJ reporter Byron Tau joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss the latest news and what it tells us about the wider risks of apps’ data-sharing practices.


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Grindr Users’ Data Could Be Purchased Through Ad Networks

Grindr Users’ Data Could Be Purchased Through Ad Networks

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