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Is Your Sex Life Really Private? The Truth About Online Dating Sites

The private information users share on dating sites is not as secure as you may think.

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"This is a big step in the right direction for securing user privacy rights in the digital environment, but we’ve still got a long way to go. And, unfortunately, it looks like online advertisers are already working to water down the Do Not Track protections," wrote Reitman in an EFF press release about Do Not Track.

"In general, technology is moving faster than the law," Reitman told AlterNet in an earlier interview. "That means that there are often gaps between user expectations about how their data will be safeguarded and how the law actually works to protect them." 

Tana Ganeva is AlterNet's managing editor. Follow her on Twitter or email her at tana@alternet.org.

 
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