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Title: Should Grindr users worry about what China will do with their data?
Author(s): Noto La Diega, Guido
Keywords: Online privacy
China
Online dating
Data privacy
Grindr
Gay sex
Data protection
Dating apps
gay men
Issue Date: 31-Aug-2018
Publisher: The Conversation Trust
Citation: Noto La Diega G (2018) Should Grindr users worry about what China will do with their data?. The Conversation. 31.08.2018.
Abstract: First paragraph: In April 2018, the Norwegian Consumer Council filed a complaint against Grindr, the most popular gay dating app in the world, in light of its decision to share its users’ personal data – including HIV status and sexual preferences – with third parties. But the complaint and the outraged reaction overlooked another turn of events: in January 2018, Grindr was acquired by the Chinese corporate group Beijing Kunlun Tech for US$205m.
Type: Newspaper/Magazine Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30655
Rights: The Conversation uses a Creative Commons Attribution NoDerivatives licence. You can republish their articles for free, online or in print. Licence information is available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/
Affiliation: Northumbria University
Licence URL(s): http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/

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