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The company behind Ashley Madison worked on an app called 'What's Your Wife Worth'

It’s exactly what you think it is.

AVID LIFE MEDIA, owner of Ashley Madison, the beleaguered dating website aimed at connecting married individuals who want to have affairs, was working on an app called ‘What’s Your Wife Worth?’.

The Daily Dot reported this twist and it was independently verified by Business Insider.

A trove of leaked emails, released in a series of data dumps, show that Noel Biderman, former CEO of Avid Life Media, asked his team if they could “build out” an app that allowed men to submit their wives to a rating from other users.

With this, a dollar amount for how much they would spend for a one night stand with the spouse is attached.

wife A screenshot from the proposed What's Your Wife Worth? app Source: DailyDot.com

After being shown screenshots of what the app would look like, Biderman responded that “this is really good”.

It would appear that the app was going to be a separate entity away from Ashley Madison and would require usernames not real names as Biderman was “not sure we should be asking for real names.”

wives2 Source: DailyDot.com

According to the emails, the app was killed. Biderman emailed his team asking “what ever happened to our app?” to which a colleague said it was “horribly developed”.

Avid Life Media is currently offering $380,000 (€338,000) for information related to the leak that could lead to the arrest of the hackers responsible.

Biderman stepped down yesterday.

- Max Slater-Robins

Read: Almost all of the women on Ashley Madison are fake, according to new data

Read: Two suicides connected to the Ashley Madison website hack

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