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Grindr Targeted For Selling User Data

The popular social networking app for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans people has until 15 February to respond to the case is on the Spot and faces an £8.5m fine for illegally selling user data to advertisers. Norway’s Data Protection Authority plans to fine the platform 100m Norwegian Crowns, or around 10% of Grindr’s estimated global revenue but the company has responded saying it had obtained users consent from all its users in User in Multiple occasions. What type of consent do you think the users agreed on since they have no control over the App i.e. it is you who is in need ?

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