WHOA! This is crazy and in our own backyard…and was it inevitable?
North Vancouver’s Bren Tynan, 54 years old, is accused of sexual assault, sexual interference and invitation to sexual touching with a 15 year old boy. And Grindr plays a big part because of the geo-tagging Iphone app’s ability to find who’s close to you. He was arrested in Vancouver by the sex crimes unit and will be in court today.
Grindr users are supposed to be 18 or over to use the application, which allows you to find other gay men in close proximity, with the intention of having sex (as you know). The loophole here is that Grindr users are 100% anonymous because you don’t have to register or provide any personal details when signing up. So, how would they be able to verify age or anything?