- 4 March 2019, 11:13 in GDPR

Misuse of children’s data attracts record fine in the US

US video-sharing app, TikTok, has been given a $5.7m (£4.3m) fine for failing to safeguard the privacy of children.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued the penalty, after it was discovered that the TikTok-owned Musical.ly app knowingly used content that had been uploaded by underage customers.

The fine, which is the biggest ever issued in the States for a children’s data case, has also led to an agreement on TikTok’s behalf to...

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