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The artist maintains the project stoked a necessary debate on privacy and identity online.
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An art project in Berlin based on the gay chat app @Grindr has set off a debate over the online privacy of geo-location dating services, and the effect they might be having on their users.
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" Verhoeven says he wanted to address the superficiality he sees in online dating platforms.
"When you're constantly under the influence of people who are judging you, is it still possible to show intimacy and to show vulnerability? We instead go along with this illusion of privacy that we think we have." For his part, Nyong'o of NYU feels that app developers and users are still trying to find the right balance in terms of privacy.
I think these questions are important to ask today," Verhoeven says. "The irony of course is that the purpose of the technology is to allow you to be located," Nyong'o notes.
He also wanted to question the privacy relationship between the user of such apps and the companies that own them - and often, their users' data. "But it's a delicate balance between when you choose to send out your location and when someone can just find it." It's often said that young Germans have never been so conformist.