Ashley-Madison is a controversial online dating/social networking service, based in Canada, which markets to married individuals or those in a committed relationship. Its slogan is “Life is short. Have an affair.” The site, which was launched in 2001, has more than 124 million visitors each month. On July 15, 2015, the site was hacked and customer data, including names, home addresses, sexual fantasy information, and credit card information, was stolen. The first round of customer names was released on July 15, 2015, with several other releases occurring throughout the end of July, into August. It appears approximately 39 million users have had their information and identities compromised. As of August 20, 2015, a class action suit had been filed against the site, requesting $578 million in damages. (Continue reading).