POF got into some hot water earlier this year when it was fined ,000 after the company allegedly violated Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) by sending users commercial emails that did not have a clear “unsubscribe” option.
Only two other businesses have been fined under CASL.
“I look forward to working closely with Markus and extending the company’s impressive growth trajectory.
Vancouver’s Plenty Of Fish (POF) has been purchased by The Match Group, which operates Ok Cupid, Tinder, Match and Meetic, in a US5 million cash deal.
The hackers successfully exported 345 accounts from the Plentyof Fish (POF) database, and then tried to convince the site to hire them as a security team.Their nearly 50 brands, including Match.com, Tinder, Ok Cupid, Meetic and Our Time, are available in over 200 countries around the world, translated into nearly 40 languages.“For over a decade I have followed the consistent growth of Plenty Of Fish, first within North America, then globally, and most recently across platforms, as one of the most popular mobile dating products in the world,” Sam Yagan, CEO of The Match Group, said in a statement.Our forums are just another great platform that allows our users to come together to communicate and share with each other.So feel free to begin a discussion, pose a question, offer your feedback, and start connecting with other local singles right now!