Ashley Madison CEO out

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  1. walterHwhite

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    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ashley-madison-ceo-steps-down-143842959.html

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    Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking
    Ashley Madison CEO leaves company in wake of hacking, leak of member information

    NEW YORK (AP) -- The CEO of the company that runs adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members.

    Avid Life Media Inc. says Noel Biderman's departure is effective immediately and was a mutual decision.

    "This change is in the best interest of the company and allows us to continue to provide support to our members and dedicated employees," Avid Life's statement reads. "We are steadfast in our commitment to our customer base."

    Biderman didn't immediately return an email sent to his work account seeking comment.

    Biderman, who touted himself as "the king of infidelity," made millions off the philosophy that cheating is a natural part of married life. The site charges a fee each time a member sends a potential lover a message.


    Biderman has written books espousing his views on adultery, including one published in 2011 titled: "Cheaters Prosper — How Infidelity Will Save The Modern Marriage." At the same time, the married father of two has claimed to be a devoted husband and that his wife of 12 years would be heartbroken if he ever broke his vows to her.

    Privately held Toronto-based Avid Life grossed $115 million in earnings last year, according to tax documents and figures shared by Biderman with Forbes.

    Avid Life's statement released Friday went on to say that it's "actively adjusting" to the fallout from the hacking and continues to provide access to its services. The company, which has offered a $500,000 Canadian (U.S. $378,204) reward for information leading to the arrest of the hackers, adds that it continues to cooperate with international law enforcement in their investigations.

    Hackers originally breached Avid Life's systems in July, accusing it of filling the site with fake profiles and charging fees for wiping profiles that were never truly deleted. The hackers posted the information online a month later after the company didn't comply with their demands to shut down.

    The posting of the data — including names, emails, home addresses, financial data and message history — has so far resulted in a flurry of lawsuits throughout the U.S. There also have been reports of extortion attempts and two unconfirmed suicides, according to Canadian police.

    The credit-card information of U.S. government workers — some with sensitive jobs in the White House, Congress and the Justice Department — also was revealed in the breach. And hundreds of email addresses in the data release appear to be connected to federal, provincial and municipal workers across Canada.

    Ashley Madison, whose slogan is "Life is short. Have an affair," purports to have nearly 40 million members.
     
  2. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    Seacrest, out!
     
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    https://www.yahoo.com/tv/s/ashley-madison-ceo-steps-down-hack-exposes-reality-144011475.html
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    Ashley Madison CEO Noel Biderman is stepping down in wake of a hack that exposed reality TV stars’ husbands as customers.

    Biderman announced on Friday she will also resign from her position as CEO of Avid Life Media, the parent company of Ashley Madison. The decision to find new leadership comes after a devastating hack exposed the identity of 40 million users who had accounts on the dating website that catered to married people hoping to have an affair.

    “This change is in the best interest of the company and allows us to continue to provide support to our members and dedicated employees. We are steadfast in our commitment to our customer base,” Avid Life Media said in a statement. “We are actively adjusting to the attack on our business and members’ privacy by criminals.”

    Also Read:101 ESPN Employees Signed Up for Cheating Website Ashley Madison From Work (Report)

    The statement also said that the company will continue to operate its dating websites (the company runs two more) and that it will be led by its existing senior management team until a new CEO is chosen.

    According to Avid Life Media, the team is “actively adjusting to the attack on our business and members’ privacy by criminals. We are actively cooperating with international law enforcement in an effort to bring those responsible for the theft of proprietary member and business information to justice.”

    “19 Kids and Counting” star Josh Duggar was among the wreckage, while “Jersey Shore” star Snooki Polizzi’s husband, Jionni Lavalle, allegedly had an account on the site as well, along with the husband of “Real Housewives of New York” star Kristen Taekman.

    Also Read:Reality Stars' Husbands Caught Red-Handed in Ashley Madison Leak

    “I signed up for the site foolishly and ignorantly with a group of friends and I deeply apologize for any embarrassment or pain I have brought to my wife and family,” Taekman’s husband, Josh Taekman, previously told TheWrap. “We both look forward to moving past this and getting on with our lives.”

    Before that, Duggar owned up to the account by admitting he is guilty of being “the biggest hypocrite ever.”

    “While espousing faith and family values, I have secretly over the last several years been viewing pornography on the internet and this became a secret addiction and I became unfaithful to my wife,” he said in a statement.

    This week, a report revealed that 101 ESPN employees joined the sitefrom work, 39 of which even used their company email addresses. The remaining potential cheaters were found using an IP Address search that targeted office computers.
     
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    I'd like to know if these guys who got caught ever met a real woman. I read Ashley Madison hired some poor woman to write thousands of fake female profiles in Portuguese and she sued because she got hand pains.
     
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    canada canadian canned
     
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    I always noticed in the commercials on the Stern show he couldn't pronounce the "L" it was always "Ashy Madison"
     
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    Like when Tom Brokaw would try to say "Gerald Ford"
     
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    all those sites are for the stupid. I signed up to match.com with no pic, just ht, wgt and age with no description or bio and my email was flooded with messages of women in my area that couldn't live without my dick..after I paid the proper fees of course....:D
     
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    Noel is going to laugh all the way to the bank.

    He gets to walk away with a full bank account, and no blood on his hands.
     
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    Or Jeff Gillooly
     
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    my slut sister in law was husband shopping on there.

    so many dates, so much fucking. it works for the woman sluts
     
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    Unlike this guy

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    It'll be his OWN blood on his hands after some Mandinko gets through with him.
     
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    read he has 15 million,and needs to pay 1 million in restitution. He will have a few million left when he gets out of prison.
     
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    His asshole will be stretched hard. :nojj:
     
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    Few million in lawyer fees don't forget...
     
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    lawyers gotta get paid. I like how they adjust their bill to coincide with your net worth:D
     
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    Well,he plead guilty,not a drawn out trial. Either way. There is the divorce he is going through too,so even if he has 2 million,he will live off of it.
     
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    Good point.
     
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    aw, poor guy has to struggle to get by on 10 million dollars plus the interest he'll earn over the next 7 years while we're paying for his housing, meals, and healthcare.