TikTok is facing two fresh probes in Europe over its handling of children’s data and the transfer of data to China, Reuters said. The investigation is being led by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, which has the power to levy a possible fine as large as 4% of a company’s global revenue. TikTok, which is owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, announced tougher child privacy measures in...
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