TikTok faces EU data probes on child safety, China Link

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TikTok faces two investigations by the Irish data watchdog after months of scrutiny over concerns that [children’s data is not safe on the platform](//www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-14/tiktok-faces-eu-data-probes-into-children-s-safety-china-link) . According to a report: The Irish Data Protection Commission said on Tuesday it had opened two investigations “of its own accord” into ByteDance’s TikTok, amid concerns over how it treats its users’ data. The Irish regulator became TikTok’s European Union’s main data protection authority in December. The first investigation will examine the processing of data by TikTok by its underage users and whether it complies with strict EU protection rules. The second follows concerns expressed by Irish privacy chief Helen Dixon that some EU user data could be viewed by “maintenance and AI engineers in China.” TikTok faces EU data probes on child safety, China Link Source link TikTok faces EU data probes on child safety, China Link

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