By July 22, the first set of customer names were released by hackers, with all of the user data released on August 18, 2015.
The website, Gleeden, advertises itself as “The first extramarital dating site made by women,” with a logo featuring a half-eaten apple referencing the sin of Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden.Launched in 2009, the website claims to be a world leader in coordinating extramarital affairs, with a million users in France and 2.4 million throughout the world.For a conversation between two members, one of the members—almost always the man—must pay five credits to initiate the conversation.Enlist users example which the online world has changed dating right after a divorce since.Catholic Family Associations first filed a legal complaint against the site’s U. based publisher, Black Divine, in a Paris court in February 2015.
The group said the advertisements for the site were crude and immoral and constituted a breach of an article in French civil code.
It was founded in 2002 by Darren Morgenstern, with the slogan: "Life is short.
Have an affair." The company received attention on July 15, 2015, after hackers stole all of its customer data—including emails, names, home addresses, sexual fantasies and credit card information—and threatened to post all the data online if Ashley Madison and fellow Avid Life Media site Established were not permanently closed.
The website, which has so far focused on its European market, is currently launching in the UK and with 2,600 British members already, it is particularly popular among lonely businessmen forced to spend more time than they would like in international hotel rooms.
The website may assure globetrotters that tumbling into bed with an exciting and discreet new partner is a fun way to deal with the trauma of being far from home, but its very existence will add another worry for the husbands and wives of those heading abroad this summer.
While adultery was decriminalized in France in 1975, article 212 of the French Civil Code states, “Married partners owe each other the duty of respect, fidelity, help and assistance.” Many family lawyers believed the suit would succeed for this reason.