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Oslo terror attack: Norwegians defiant as they mourn

Despite the cancellation of the annual Pride Parade in the wake of the Oslo terror attack, several thousand defiant Norwegians held a spontaneous march last night. As the rainbow parade made its way through central Oslo, marchers chanted, “We’re here, we’re queer, we won’t disappear.” One marcher described cancelling the Pride Parade as a mistake. …

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Deadly shooting at Oslo gay bar – Pride Parade cancelled

Two people are dead and eight in hospital following a shooting at an Oslo gay bar. Fourteen other victims sustained minor injuries. London Pub, established in 1979, is the largest gay and lesbian venue in Oslo. Currently, three of the people in the hospital remain in critical condition. Sadly, the shooting comes just weeks after …

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Grindr hit with massive $10 million fine over sharing user data

A government agency in Norway has fined gay app Grindr 65 million Norwegian kroner ($AU10 million) for sharing data with advertisers without users’ consent. The Norwegian Data Protection Authority (DPA) issued the fine, the largest in the agency’s history. It came after Norway’s Consumer Council filed a complaint against Grindr for sharing users data with …

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Grindr facing $15 million fine over alleged illegal data-sharing

Regulators in Norway intend to fine Grindr $AUD15 million over the company’s allegedly illegal user data-sharing practices. The Norwegian Data Protection Authority (NDPA) accused the company of sharing users’ personal data from the app’s free version with third party advertisers without valid consent. The data the company shared included “GPS location, user profile data and …