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Grindr Is Reportedly Sending Users' HIV Status To Other Companies — But That's Not All!

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And you thought you only had to worry about your nudes getting leaked.

Nonprofit research company SINTEF says it has discovered that the popular dating/hookup app Grindr is sharing the HIV status of its approximately 3.6 million daily users with multiple companies.

For those who don't use the app, users can indicate whether they are positive, negative, and/or being treated for the infection by using the app's "HIV status" category.

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But according to Buzzfeed News, app optimization companies like Apptimize and Localystics have been receiving this information — along with users' GPS data, phone ID, sexulaity, relationship status, and email address.

If all this information leaks beyond these companies, the report notes, users in certain regions could potentially be in danger. Electronic Frontier Foundation security researcher Cooper Quintin told Buzzfeed:

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