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TikTok to see UK child data protection claim go ahead despite Google ruling

By Sam Clark
  • 12 Nov 2021 10:22
  • 12 Nov 2021 10:22
TikTok still faces the threat of a mass data protection lawsuit despite a ruling involving Google by the UK’s highest court this week that led many to believe such claims would be prevented in future.
The video-sharing app, owned by Chinese tech company ByteDance, faces a "representative action," the UK’s

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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