To catch a priest

Msgr Jeffrey Burrill Pencil Drawing

Source: Antonio García Martínez
Affiliation: The Pull Request

In this article, the author speculates how cell phone data was used to demonstrate that Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill was using the Grindr app to find hookups. While this scandal was exposed by conservative Catholic blog The Pillar, editors of The Pillar were vague in describing what cell phone data was acquired and how it was analyzed to make this assertion. The author of this article provides a technical speculation of how this data could have been analyzed. The author speculates that ad exchange data from Grindr was analyzed. 

Keywords: Computer Science , Privacy , Tech Ethics