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TikTok faces $29 million fine for alleged breach of children’s privacy

Posted On: Sep. 28, 2022 9:48 AM CST

The U.K.'s Information Commissioner's Office is expected to impose a fine of £27 million ($29 million) on TikTok Inc. and TikTok Information Technologies U.K. Ltd. over the alleged violation of children's privacy protection law, BBC reported. TikTok has been accused of failing to protect the privacy of children using its video-sharing platform by processing the data of kids under the age of 13 years without appropriate parental consent.