Ashley Madison is notoriously known as a dating site for people who seeking affairs outside their marriages or relationships.
But it's also possible for single people to find each other on the site — and one former user tells us the resulting relationships can be more open and satisfying than those that sprout from traditional dating sites.
One local, Stephen Kernaghan, was hanging out with friends when they heard someone talking through what sounded like a megaphone. They were cursing quite a bit,” said the 26-year-old.
Kernaghan said the group listened to the conversation for about three or four minutes before the public address system was abruptly turned off.
A woman in Florida he has never met, a self-proclaimed vigilante, tracks his every move online, calling him names and taunting him as a child rapist.
To be sure, registries help track violent sexual offenders and pedophiles who prey on children, and they're also politically popular and get lots of traffic online.
POLICE IN THE Canadian city of Winnipeg have apologised after some of their officers accidentally broadcast an “inappropriate” conversation about oral sex from a helicopter hovering overhead.
The incident took place on Monday night, with several members of the public tweeting about it as it happened.
She tried to find men to date on and Zoosk, but didn't have much luck.
But there are plenty of real female users, and not all of them are looking for affairs.
Tech Insider chatted with one of these women to find out what it's like to use Ashley Madison as a traditional dating site.
She was tired of matching with catfish scammers and sketchy-seeming men. "I just was not reading profiles of guys that really stimulating." She also grew tired of what she calls "the great un-said" — that delicate dance at the beginning of a new relationship when each party tries to determine how long is appropriate to wait to have sex.
Of course, the way people determine this usually has nothing to do with talking about it openly, so it's just an extended guessing game.