UK could fine TikTok $29m for failure to protect children's privacy

UK could fine TikTok $29m for failure to protect children's privacy

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Britain could fine TikTok 27 million pounds ($28.91 million) following an investigation that found that it may have breached UK’s data protection law, failing to protect children’s privacy when using the social media platform.

The Information Commissioner’s Office has issued TikTok and TikTok Information Technologies UK Ltd with a “notice of intent”, the regulator said in a statement.

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