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Grindr faces fine by Norwegian privacy watchdog for failing to get valid user consent

By Matthew Newman
  • 26 Jan 2021 07:46
  • 26 Jan 2021 07:49
Grindr is facing a fine of 100 million kroner ($11.7 million) by the Norwegian Data Protection Authority, after the gay-dating app "forced" users to accept a privacy policy that led to sensitive personal data being shared with advertisers.

The regulator found that the app had shared users’ precise locations, user profile data and

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