Knowing this, the least thing a developer can do is to at least encrypt all the user passwords so in the event of a hacker gaining access to the database, the hacker will expose unusable information. I don’t think so, he may have some emotional issues as can be seen from reading his post but he is not a total idiot.A person that single handedly was able to create the largest online dating empire on the Internet can’t be that stupid.
The site also has Pandora-like music suggestions and can be a great way to discover platonic “concert-buddies.” Passions Network consists of scads of smaller dating “sites” with very specific, niche interests.
It’s kind of like tastebuds.fm, except way more specific.
Funny thing is that I am willing to bet this self imposed PR chaos may only help his site to become even more popular.
Many would sell their soul to the mockery devils in exchange of Markus’s 6 million love seeking uniques a month, no doubt.
Probably the reason is just one of the many reasons that has made POF as successful as it is today. Although many use the same password for all their accounts, there are also many people that use several passwords and have difficulty remembering them.