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Tencent’s Gaming Stakes Draw U.S. National Security Scrutiny

  • Cfius sent letters to gaming companies about data security
  • Move is part of heightened scrutiny on Chinese companies
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Tencent’s Gaming Stakes Draw U.S. National Security Scrutiny
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The Trump administration has asked gaming companies to provide information about their data-security protocols involving Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings Ltd., people familiar with the matter said.

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S., which is chaired by the Treasury Department, has sent letters to companies, including Epic Games Inc., Riot Games and others, to inquire about their security protocols in handling Americans’ personal data, said the people, who asked not to be named because the discussions are private.