The site started accepting bitcoin in January, in just Spain, Italy and the UK, through Dutch payment platform Smart2Pay.
This month, it expanded that option to 20 more countries.
When major dating sites don't recognize our asexuality, we think that asexual people should have a place to meet and talk.
You could say that accepting bitcoin was just a marketing gimmick—that Ok Cupid, which is part of Match Inc., owned by Barry Diller's IAC, was just looking to garner some goodwill and buzz among tech types.
And it did get them that, even if the number of A-list subscribers that pay with bitcoin is likely small.
Ok Cupid is free to use, but it offers an upgraded "A-list" account for $10 a month that includes premium features like the ability to browse profiles anonymously.
Users can now spring for one of these upgrades using BTC, as it's known, instead of USD, through a Coinbase account.
Cloud Flare responded promptly to Ormandy's notification early Saturday morning.
Within hours, the security team disabled several new features to its service—for those inclined: email obfuscation, server-side excludes, and automatic HTTPS rewrites—that had caused the problem to surface.
The firm has since fixed the issues at the heart of the problem, Cloud Flare said.
The leaked data included "private messages from major dating sites, full messages from a well-known chat service, online password manager data, frames from adult video sites, hotel bookings," according to Tavis Ormandy, the Google (googl) security researcher who spotted and reported the issue last week.
If you continue browsing or close this notice, you will accept their use.
The EU now requires all sites to display this banner which confuses users and does nothing, actually, to improve your privacy.
"We're talking full https requests, client IP addresses, full responses, cookies, passwords, keys, data, everything."In a tweet posted Thursday, Ormandy pointed to sites including Uber, 1Password, Fit Bit, and OKCupid, as having spilled data.