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Big Tech given 12 months to safeguard children's privacy under new UK rules

By Jakub Krupa
  • 02 Sep 2020 12:34
  • 02 Sep 2020 12:34

Big Tech companies, social-media networks and other digital-sector players have been given 12 months to implement measures to safeguard the privacy of children likely to use their websites and apps, under new rules adopted by the UK's data watchdog.

If they fail to comply, they will face fines of up

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Jakub Krupa

Senior Correspondent

Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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