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Hundreds have joined a UK class action lawsuit against LGBTQ+ dating app Grindr, seeking damages over a historical case of the company allegedly forwarding users' HIV status as well as other sensitive data to third-party advertisers. A total of 670 individuals have joined the class action, filed today in England's High Court, …

  1. Eclectic Man Silver badge

    'Top Priority '

    So security is a 'top priority'. Where have I heard that one before?

    1. Korev Silver badge

      Re: 'Top Priority '

      Well it was either going to be top or bottom priority I guess...

  2. Snake Silver badge

    Who would have guessed?

    ...just about anyone with a BRAIN, actually.

    And "Privacy is a top priority". Before or after the Chinese buyout??

    Grindr, selling your data. Har har. Sun rises in mornings, news states with shock.

  3. Korev Silver badge
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    HIV status and sexuality are as personal data as you can get; hopefully they'll get done for the full four percent of turnover as p[er GDPR (but probably deserve an even bigger fine)

  4. A. Coatsworth Silver badge

    "we have adopted industry-leading privacy practices and tools"

    That, at least, I can believe: the same blinding greed followed by the same half assed "apologies" we have seen 100 times and will see 100 more from all sorts of web apps...

  5. spold Silver badge

    Privacy grinder...

    Well, after legal fees, the class participants will, no doubt, get tuppence.

    "We treat your privacy very seriously...

    I have read and understood the Privacy Policy <click> show me the... "

    <sigh> will we ever learn.

  6. JohnMurray


    ..does anyone trust any commercial organisation with extremely sensitive data?

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