TikTok's lead EU regulator opens two data privacy probes

TikTok's lead EU regulator opens two data privacy probes

TikTok's lead data privacy regulator in the European Union has opened two inquiries into the Chinese-owned short-video platform related to the processing of children's personal data and transfers of personal data to China. Ireland's Data Protection Commission, which is lead EU regulator for many of the world's top internet firms due to the location of their regional headquarters in Ireland, is allowed to impose fines of up to 4% of global revenue. Owned by China's ByteDance, TikTok has grown rapidly around the world, particularly among teenagers.

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