U.S. Orders Chinese Firm To Sell Dating App Grindr Over Blackmail Risk

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Photo courtesy of BigStock/vdovichenko

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The Wall Street Journal reports that U.S. national-security officials have ordered a Chinese company to sell gay-dating app Grindr, citing the risk that the personal data it collects could be exploited by Beijing to blackmail individuals with security clearances, according to people familiar with the situation.

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