Facebook forced to pull plug on launch of its dating service in Europe over data privacy fears | #tinder | #pof

Facebook has been forced to pull the launch of its European dating service, because it failed to assure the EU regulators that it had fully assessed privacy risks. According to TechCrunch, Ireland’s Independent.ie newspaper reported that the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) — using inspection and document seizure powers set out in…

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Tinder, parties and no morality police: An Israeli reporter’s journey through Saudi Arabia – Middle East News | #tinder | #pof

Sitting on a street in Riyadh is an elderly, bearded man whose voice betrays a longing for the past. Ibrahim was a member of Saudi Arabia’s modesty patrols, which for years terrorized anyone who deviated from religious laws. Asked about his past, Ibrahim (his name, as well as those of…

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