In March, a federal court found Grindr not liable in the case.
Forbes also pointed out a similar 2007 case in which the website Sex was, on the basis of the same law, excused from facilitating an illegal hookup between an adult man and an underage woman representing herself as over 18.
Anderson pled guilty to criminal sexual conduct and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, but his real term has only just begun. S., he’ll be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life and comply with all the attendant restrictions.
He’ll have to keep his distance from places where children might gather, like schools and parks. There is no excuse for this whatsoever,” one judge is quoted as saying.
One study last year found that half of children 10 and under were on social networking sites.
This is hardly the first time a dating app has facilitated an underage hook-up; the issue has been around about as long as people have been using the Internet for sex, which is to say as long as the Internet has been widely available.
On the forum, hackers immediately praised ROR[RG], saying they were planning on using the data to attack the victims.
"i am loading these up in the mailer now / i will send you some dough from what it makes / thank you!!
The breach was carried out by a hacker who goes by the moniker ROR[RG].
In an online hacker forum, he said he blackmailed Adult Friend Finder, telling the site he would expose the data online unless the company paid him 0,000.
That could allow anyone to extort Adult Friend Finder customers.