Online dating and spam

03-Aug-2016 19:16

The Federal Trade Commission and the California Attorney General have each released guidelines on how mobile apps should disclose information-gathering practices, with a particular focus on geo-targeting data, and compliance with these recommendations is highly advised.

Many online dating websites and apps contain fake profiles and bots posing as real people, which give rise to a variety of legal problems.

Google News has again been hit with online dating and pharmaceutical spam ads.

After being notified of the breach, Google responded confirming the issue was on the publisher side, and had been resolved, with one of the publications confirming it had been hacked. Passionate about music, journalism and Newcastle United.

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