Pop Goes The News — The Canadian company behind hacked dating site Ashley Madison was secretly running an escort website, according to a report.

Avid Life Media has not yet commented on a Daily Dot article about escorts.ca, which bills itself as the “#1 directory for the sexiest escorts from Canada and the USA.”

Pop Goes The News — Canadians seem to be fans of their homegrown hook-up site, Ashley Madison.

According to data leaked by hackers on Tuesday, 6.3 per cent of the Canadian population has (or had) an account with the dating website owned by Toronto-based Avid Life Media.

Pop Goes The News — Hackers have evidently made good on their threat to leak customer data from Canadian hook-up site Ashley Madison.

A compressed 9.7-gigabyte file was posted Tuesday night on the dark web by Impact Team, a group that vowed last month to make the files public if Ashley Madison and sister site Established Men were not shut down.