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csoghoian 788 days ago | link | parent

Were you the CTO at YouPorn back in 2010, when the company abused a flaw (css sniffing) in web browsers that allowed your company to covertly determine what other porn sites users had visited? See: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2010/11/30/history-s...

Do you think that it was reasonable behavior to engage in without telling your users?



pstatho 788 days ago | link

No I wasn't, our company had no involvement with YouPorn at that time.

We spoke to the owners about the issue and they are really some of the nicest people we've met. They really did not have malicious intentions.

That issue brought the privacy flaw to the forefront, and certainly the adult industry pushes those limits. We always strive to respect industry best practices regarding privacy, especially around cookie handling. We constantly review privacy policies around the world.

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