TikTok may be fine in the UK for failure to protect privacy

Image Source: Mac Observers TikTok could be hit with a £27 million fine for failing to safeguard children’s privacy as they use the platform. The video-sharing website may have processed under-13s’ personal information without getting their parents’ permission, according to the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The breach occurred between July 2020 and more than […]

Meta-Owned Instagram Fined €405 Million For Violating Children’s Data Privacy

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Photo: Unsplash Regulators in Ireland have fined Instagram €405 million for breaching children’s privacy.  The prolonged legal action has concerned children’s data – specifically their phone numbers and email addresses. A few allegedly upgraded their services into business accounts for analytics tools like profile visits to be available without the awareness that this action made […]