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Tinder to start testing a police checking feature for members - good thing or bad thing ?

https://blog.avast.com/tinder-background-checks-avast

There are some big ethical issues involved with this.
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Northwest · M
Let me see if I understand this: you sign up for Tinder, and I assume you have to pay? in that case, you provide a credit card, and that exposes your actual name, birthdate, address, etc.

Then, before someone accepts a date with you, they can click on a button, pay, and they get your criminal record for violent convictions, if it exists, without the personally identifiable information (actual name, etc)?

So, if you're cheating on your SO, the other person will only know if you've committed a violent crime, but they get your marital status, of drug-related arrests.

Seems reasonable to me.
zonavar68 · 51-55, M
[@9416,Northwest] Tinder will still be free, but there will be some optional paid service to do a background check. I've never paid a cent to Tinder.
Northwest · M
[@830706,zonavar68] In that case, I don't understand why this would be controversial. I am not on Tinder, or any dating apps, but I understand why someone might want to see if a total stranger has a criminal record, before they meet up.
zonavar68 · 51-55, M
[@9416,Northwest] On a sex hookup site like Tinder everyone is potentially a predator aka criminal seeking a quick root.
 
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