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Dutch privacy watchdog starts investigation into TikTok data protection

Monday 11 May 2020 | 09:17 CET | News
The Data Protection Authority (AP) in the Netherlands announced the start of an investigation into the popular mobile app TikTok, looking at whether the company is protecting users' personal data and especially that of children. The AP noted that children are considered a vulnerable group under data privacy law as they are less aware of the consequences of their actions, such as when using social media. The regulator did not provide further details on the expected outcome of the investigation or whether sanctions are expected. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens / TikTok
Countries: Netherlands
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