Unfortunately, consumers don't have a lot of options for evaluating the security of dating services, according to Jonathan Mayer, a computer scientist and lawyer affiliated with Stanford's Center for Internet and Society.And the explosion of services in the market means that start-ups may not be putting users' privacy first.
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"Young apps often don't prioritize security and privacy," he said.
"Growth is everything in the start-up space -- and that can come at users' expense." Mayer is also concerned about the trend of using logins for other social networks in dating apps.
And now here is an alleged Russian woman who contacted me after seeing the profile that I don't have on any internet dating site who also assumes that I am a male.
Here is the letter from yet another scammer: Hello, my friend.
And, unfortunately, there's evidence that Adult Friend Finder isn't the only site that has issues in that department.