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UK claim against TikTok may struggle to get past landmark Google ruling, judge suggests

By Sam Clark
  • 01 Mar 2022 17:58
  • 01 Mar 2022 17:58
A mass damages claim against TikTok in the UK may find its progress hampered by case law from the UK's top court established in a recent case against Google, a judge in London indicated in a preliminary hearing today.
Lawyers for Anne Longfield, the former UK children’s commissioner, who is

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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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