The dating application Grindr has launched legal proceedings against the Norwegian data protection authority (DPA), Datatilsynet, in relation to the €5.8 million fine it issued for sharing user locations and other data with marketing partners in violation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Despite losing an appeal, Grindr has summoned the Government Attorney to court as it believes the DPA misinterpreted the GDPR in a way that would make it difficult for services like Grindr to operate in Europe.
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