Grindr Gay Dating Application has started causing menace in terms of security and privacy risk. Grindr is making a large percent of revenue as Grindr hasn’t made their assets acquisition with Committee of Foreign Investment in US . Beijing Kunlum Tech has up to 60% of shares in the Grindr app in 2018. This is creating impact on the national security of foreign trade in US. Kunlum is finding ways to sell out Grindr by acquainting with Committee of Foreign Investment in US.
Reuters are not specified about these issues and they have rejected to comment on behalf of this issue. All the matter of security and personal privacy is arising due to very critical and personal data sharing on the site like sexual likes and interests, location of the user, HIV status and much more. This is leading to cybercrime and blackmailing the user’s which makes user’s more sensitive towards security. The Government is trying to reach out for a solution. They believe that sensitive data is the root cause for exploitation and crime.
Due to this, the government is taking serious action regarding this issue as these websites have an instinct regarding fooling people and not assuring whether all the data is protected and under all the security conditions. It should the company’s right to protect it user’s data . Previous year Grindr’s
HIV data got leaked by other firms. Data privacy should be taken care by the company itself.