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How the Alleged Outing of a Catholic Priest Shows the Sorry State of Data Privacy in America

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On Tuesday, the Catholic Substack newsletter The Pillar published an investigation into Monsignor Jeffrey Burrill, who had, up until that day, been the top administrator in the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops based in Wisconsin. Burrill resigned, The Pillar said, in anticipation of their report, which alleged he had regularly used the LGBTQ dating app Grindr and visited gay bars from 2018 to 2020.
Their source? “Commercially available app signal data.”
Catholic and LGBTQ advocates alike condemned The Pillar's report as homophobic in its insinuations that Burrill's alleged use of a...
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