Priest unmasked via Grindr app highlights endemic data tracking

(AP) – When a religious publication used data from a smartphone app to infer the sexual orientation of a senior Roman Catholic official, it revealed an issue that goes far beyond a debate over the doctrine of the church and priestly celibacy. With few US restrictions on what businesses can do with the large amount of data they collect from …

Priest unmasked via Grindr app highlights endemic data tracking

When a religious publication used data from a smartphone app to infer the sexual orientation of a senior Roman Catholic official, it revealed a problem that goes far beyond a debate over the doctrine of the church and priestly celibacy. With few US restrictions on what businesses can do with the large amount of data they collect from web page …

Grindr app doco takes two students from Christchurch to Cannes

PROVIDED Screenshots of a student documentary, The Grind, selected at Cannes An R-18 documentary on gay men in Christchurch using the Grindr dating app won two students entry to the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. The eight-minute documentary, Milling, was the work of CPIT’s Bachelor of Broadcasting Communication students Annabelle Dick and Kyan Krumdieck. “We were trying to come up with …