Marriage is dark and full of existential terrors, according to a business that wants to facilitate affairs.
Police in Toronto appealed today to hackers to help them track down the culprits behind the massive Ashley Madison leak, as its parent company put up a $500,000 reward for information leading to arrests.
The hack has unleashed a voyeuristic spectacle and sparked public shaming, even as the potentially devastating consequences of exposing private details come into focus.
The company feared "a data leak resulting in a class action lawsuit against us."
A Canadian man says that he paid $19 to have his personal data erased from the site, and was shocked when the hacking group known as the Impact Team released his data.
The hackers released a manifesto threatening to release the personal info of users if the site isn't taken down, calling its customers dirtbags who "deserve no such discretion."
We asked Noel Biderman, the man behind one of the biggest online-dating sites for people seeking affairs, about his theories on adultery.