Andrew Colman, professor of psychology at the University of Leicester, told Quartz that this dynamic fits with conventional gender roles, explaining: Even in these relatively progressive times it still seems to be an unspoken convention that it’s up to men to ask for a date and women to agree or refuse.
That’s perhaps why women are more in the role of hunting for partners, and women play the role of waiting to be hunted.
Matthew Westwood-Hill from the cybersecurity consultancy Nuix said many companies did not know how much information they were collecting."They don't know the extent of what they actually have, and by the extent, they don't know what they have but they don't know how far they have it," he said."They replace computer systems or they swap out other locations or people come and go so the amount of information that a company stores can grow, but it'll also spread."Once it starts spreading it's harder for an organisation, it's almost like wrangling wild horses."There is no mandatory breach notification in Australia to alert users if their data has been compromised in a hack, but the Government says that will soon change.
(That would be roughly half of all married people between the ages of 25 and 55.) (Which sounded incredibly implausible.) And now we know that Ashley Madison's claims were implausible.
An investigation of the site's user database found that there were 31 million profiles for men.