This week, a Catholic Substack publication said it observed the movements of a priest through his use of the gay dating app Grindr. The publication then outed him without his consent, in a stark reminder that supposedly anonymized app location data can be used to identify and harass people.
This is a disturbing story that's only made worse by the fact that Grindr has been warned multiple times over the years that its security and privacy practices were not adequate.
"Grindr has been, will be, and forever continues to be warned about this. They obviously don't care," Matt Mitchell, a