TikTok, the wildly popular video app, and its Chinese parent ByteDance could face a damages claim worth “billions of pounds” in London’s High Court over allegations they illegally harvested the private data of millions of European children.
- The class action claims every child that has used TikTok since May 25, 2018, may have had private personal information illegally collected by ByteDance through TikTok
- The claim demands that the company delete all children’s personal information
- TikTok said it had robust policies, processes and technologies in place to help protect all users, especially teenagers
Anne Longfield, the former Children’s Commissioner for England and so-called “litigation friend”, or public face, of…