back to article Techno-senator tells Tinder to hook up its app with better security

Cyber-senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is asking execs from the parent company of Tinder to please use protection when spreading the love around. Wyden, a ranking member on the US Senate committee on finance (and a member of four other committees), said in a letter addressed to Match Group CEO Greg Blatt that he wants Tinder to use …

  1. Gene Cash Silver badge
    WTF?

    WHAT? A technically competent American legislator?!?!

    Cardiac cart! Stat!

  2. Mayday Silver badge
    Paris Hilton

    Seems fine to me

    Although it should not be up to a politician to tell a large (size doesn't matter, but it probably does with Tinder) tech company how to protect their customer base.

    Then again someone has to, privacy breaches seems to be the flavour of the month these days.

    1. DougS Silver badge

      Re: Seems fine to me

      He just made a request, he wasn't trying to put forth a bill or anything. So now Tinder pretty much has to do it, or risk looking foolish for getting called out by a politician over a lack of security if it later bit them in the ass!

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