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TikTok wants US wiretapping cases resolved through $92 million biometric privacy settlement

By Amy Miller
  • 27 Jan 2023 21:49
  • 27 Jan 2023 22:29
TikTok is trying to convince a US federal court that lawsuits alleging its smartphone app secretly collects users’ data should be rolled into a $92 million privacy settlement over facial recognition scans.

The 2021 deal resolved claims that TikTok violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) by collecting children’s facial scans

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Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent


Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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