It's a move that would greatly affect dating websites and apps.
As mobile dating proliferates, the focus no longer is just on daters leery of scams or sexual predators, but on keeping their locations confidential."This stuff is advancing at a faster and faster rate, and we've got to try and catch up," Franken says.
Edwards believes dating sites are doing what they can to help users be safe."It's difficult for these companies to do much else than provide information and tips," he says.
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New measure introduced Thursday requires companies -- not just dating websites or apps -- to get customers' permission before collecting location data off their mobile devices and sharing it with others.
Change may be coming to the rapidly growing dating industry as concern mounts about the privacy and safety of all online and mobile users. Al Franken, D-Minn., introduced legislation Thursday requiring companies to get customers' permission before collecting location data off their mobile devices and sharing it with others.