1. Grindr 'up for sale on security grounds'  BBC News
  2. US government is forcing Chinese owners to sell Grindr  Financial Times
  3. Exclusive: Told U.S. security at risk, Chinese firm seeks to sell Grindr dating app  Reuters
  4. A Chinese company that acquired gay-dating app Grindr is reportedly selling it off after the US government labeled the company a national security risk  Business Insider
  5. Grindr's Chinese ownership a national security risk, US government reportedly says  CNET
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The app's Chinese owner, Kunlun Group, is reportedly seen as a security risk by US authorities.The app's Chinese owner, Kunlun Group, is reportedly seen as a security risk by US authorities.

Grindr 'up for sale on security grounds' - BBC News

Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd is seeking to sell Grindr LLC, the popular gay dating app it has owned since 2016, after a U.S. government national security panel raised concerns about its ownership, according to people familiar with the matter. Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd is seeking to sell Grindr LLC, the popular gay dating app it has owned since 2016, after a U.S. government national security panel raised concerns about its ownership, according to people familiar with the matter.

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has informed Kunlun that its ownership of West Hollywood, California-based Grindr constitutes a national security risk, the two sources said. CFIUS' specific concerns and whether any attempt was made to mitigate them could not be learnedThe Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has informed Kunlun that its ownership of West Hollywood, California-based Grindr constitutes a national security risk, the two sources said. CFIUS' specific concerns and whether any attempt was made to mitigate them could not be learned

Exclusive: Told U.S. security at risk, Chinese firm seeks to sell Grindr dating app

Grindr has access to sensitive user data, including sexual preferences, geolocation, and HIV status–a potential goldmine for blackmailers.Grindr has access to sensitive user data, including sexual preferences, geolocation, and HIV status–a potential goldmine for blackmailers.

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“"The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has informed Kunlun that its ownership of West Hollywood, California-based Grindr constitutes a national security risk, the two sources said." https://t.co/st6tpcAjC6”

Heidi N. Moore on Twitter: ""The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has informed Kunlun that its ownership of West Hollywood, California-based Grindr constitutes a national security risk, the two sources said." https://t.co/st6tpcAjC6"

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Grindr, the leading gay social app, is up for sale by Kunlun, the Chinese firm which acquired it in 2016, after a U.S. Government panel said it is a “national security risk.” Reuters reports: “The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has informed Kunlun that its ownership of West Hollywood, California-based Grindr […]

Chinese Firm Puts Grindr Up for Sale After U.S. Govt. Panel Deems it 'National Security Risk' - Towleroad Gay News

A US government committee has pressured Grindr’s Chinese owner to sell the LGBTQ dating app over national security concerns. CFIUS is reportedly concerned about owner Beijing Kunlun Tech’s access to personal data.A rare intervention

Grindr’s Chinese owner forced to sell service over US security concerns, says report - The Verge

US officials' privacy concerns could be behind the order. The move highlights growing tensions between China and the US in tech.It could be a sign of escalating international tensions.

U.S. agency orders Grindr's Chinese owners to sell

Kunlun last year announced preparations for an IPO of the popular app, but sources told Reuters the company is now looking to sell Grindr outright.Kunlun last year announced preparations for an IPO of the popular app, but sources told Reuters the company is now looking to sell Grindr outright.

US reportedly declares Chinese ownership of Grindr national security risk - Business Insider

Apparently, the US government views Grindr as a threat to national security. According to Reuters, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFI...Apparently, the US government views Grindr as a threat to national security. According to Reuters, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFI...

Grindr may be sold by its Chinese owner due to US national security risk

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) said that the Chinese-based owner of LGBTQ dating app Grindr is a national security threat. The company, Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd, will auction off the popular app.The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) said that the Chinese-based owner of LGBTQ dating app Grindr is a national security threat. The company, Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd, will auction off the popular app.

You'll be surprised to hear that the U.S. is calling this dating app a threat to national security - PhoneArena

WASHINGTON: A Chinese firm has been ordered by American national security officials to sell popular gay dating app Grindr, The Wall Street Journal ...WASHINGTON: A Chinese firm has been ordered by American national security officials to sell popular gay dating app Grindr, The Wall Street Journal ...

US officials order Chinese company to sell Grindr: Report - Channel NewsAsia

Grindr's parent company is looking... to sell the app!Grindr's parent company is looking... to sell the app!

Intervention by US national security panel may now force Beijing Kunlun Tech to sell popular gay dating service Grindr.Intervention by US national security panel may now force Beijing Kunlun Tech to sell popular gay dating service Grindr.

Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd is looking to sell the gay dating app, which it has owned for the past three yearsChinese owner of the popular LGBTQ dating app puts it up for sale.

Government Declares Grindr a National Security Risk | Fortune

The California-based app is owned by Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun. The US government wants that to change.The California-based app is owned by Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun. The US government wants that to change.

Grindr's Chinese ownership a national security risk, US government reportedly says - CNET

According to a report, Grindr's Chinese owners are selling the platform after concerns were raised about user data handling.According to a report, Grindr's Chinese owners are selling the platform after concerns were raised about user data handling.

Grindr Poses National Security Risk, U.S. Gov Says | Threatpost