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The Chinese owners of gay app Grindr, Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd,Trying to sell after US government deemed its ownership a "national security risk".

Four Perth teenagers who allegedly created fake profiles on hookup app Grindr to lure and rob men will face court next month. Four students have been charged over the alleged scheme to lure older men to parks and mug them. In one of the incidents, one of the victims was allegedly assaulted by the teens. …

Man who says oral sex incident sent him to the emergency room hospital with a punctured airway

Warning: graphic content A gay man from the US has gone viral on Twitter after claiming a hookup’s 10-inch penis ruptured his airway and put him in the hospital. The 19-year-old, named Fredy, said that the incident happened in January during a Grindr hookup with a neighbour. At the time he snapped a selfie from …

Timothy Ruge Grindr blackmail

A Melbourne man has been charged with blackmail after he allegedly threatened to “out” a man he met on Grindr if he didn’t pay him money. Timothy Ruge allegedly demanded $1300 from the man he met on the gay hookup app in exchange for not disclosing the man’s activities to a third person, 9 News …

Daryll Rowe HIV

A British man has been sentenced to life in prison for intentionally transmitting HIV to men he met on hookup app Grindr. Daryll Rowe reportedly told his partners he was HIV-negative and insisted on having unprotected sex, and if they refused, he would poke a hole in the condom before using it. The 27-year-old hairdresser …

The Chinese owners of gay app Grindr, Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd,Trying to sell after US government deemed its ownership a "national security risk".

Gay hookup app Grindr has announced it will stop sharing sensitive user data, including location data and users’ HIV statuses, with two external analytics companies after concerns raised in a media report. Grindr allows users the option of listing their HIV status on their profiles, and recently urged users to share their HIV status and …

The Chinese owners of gay app Grindr, Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd,Trying to sell after US government deemed its ownership a "national security risk".

A US tech developer has claimed hookup app Grindr contains a security flaw that can expose sensitive location data of its users, even if they’ve opted out of sharing that information. Grindr requires its users to send location data from their device to its servers in order for the app to work. But tech professional …

A Grindr user who sued the gay hookup app after an ex-boyfriend impersonated him and allegedly invited hundreds of men to his house and workplace expecting sex has had his lawsuit dismissed. New York man Matthew Herrick alleged in the lawsuit that an ex-partner whom he met on the app in 2015 had created fake …

grindr harassment

A Grindr user alleges a former partner impersonated him on the app. In a case of Grindr harassment, the man invited 1000 men to the complainant’s house and workplace over several months. New York-based actor Matthew Herrick alleges in a lawsuit that an ex-partner he met on the app and began dating in 2015 created …

trainee priests grindr gay hookups

Trainee priests at an Irish Catholic priesthood college face increased supervision and a crackdown on their Internet usage after the 221-year-old institution was rocked by a Grindr gay hookup scandal. Earlier this month, it was announced three trainee priests at the St Patrick’s College in Maynooth, Ireland were being transferred to Rome after allegations surfaced …

Tongan Swimmer Amini Fonuax-min

News website The Daily Beast has taken down an article that attracted criticism for potentially outing closeted gay Olympians on Grindr. Reporter Nico Hines, who is straight, said he wrote the article to test the widespread rumours that the Olympic Village is “a hotbed of partying athletes, hookups, and sex, sex, sex.” He said he …

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