Herrick v. Grindr LLC

  1. March 27, 2019

    2nd Circ. Blocks Suit Against Grindr Over Ex's Stalking

    A Second Circuit panel on Wednesday shot down a suit alleging Grindr was negligent in failing to stop a former user's ex-boyfriend from using the dating app to stalk and harass that user, finding the tech company is protected by the Communications Decency Act.

  2. January 07, 2019

    Grindr Victory In Fake Profile Case Examined By 2nd Circ.

    The Second Circuit asked Monday if Grindr could be liable for publishing the location of a man whose ex-boyfriend subjected him to a vicious campaign of vengeance after their breakup, but counsel for the gay men's app rejected as "fantastical" the notion that Grindr was anything more than a neutral service.

  3. June 12, 2018

    Privacy Group Urges 2nd Circ. To Protect Users, Not Grindr

    A privacy public interest group on Monday urged the Second Circuit to revive a lawsuit accusing Grindr of doing nothing to stop a user from harassing his ex through the app, saying a safe harbor provision for internet platforms in federal communications law doesn't give the company a free pass to ignore reports of abuse.

  4. May 31, 2018

    Grindr Should Be Liable For Impersonation, 2nd Circ. Told

    A man accusing the online dating app Grindr LLC of lacking safety features that would have prevented a "malicious" impersonation scheme by his ex-boyfriend urged the Second Circuit to revive his allegations, saying in a brief made public Wednesday that providers of "interactive computer services" should be liable for fraud by users.

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