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Senators Ask FTC to Investigate TikTok Data Collection


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Senators Ask FTC to Investigate TikTok Data Collection

Two U.S. senators have asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate TikTok’s data collection practices after a Wall Street Journal article showed that the company covertly collected data on millions of users through a method that appeared to violate Google’s policies. Sens. Jerry Moran (R., Kan.) and John Thune (R., S.D.) made the request in…

Two U.S. senators have asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate TikTok’s data collection practices after a Wall Street Journal article showed that the company covertly collected data on millions of users through a method that appeared to violate Google’s policies.

Sens. Jerry Moran (R., Kan.) and John Thune (R., S.D.) made the request in a letter addressed to FTC Chairman Joseph Simons. The senators urged Mr. Simons to “investigate the company’s consumer data collection and processing practices as they relate to these…

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