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US renews warning about Chinese biometric technology for a world audience

In December 2020, the U.S. Homeland Security Department warned that buying biometric systems from China is “a grave threat.” Almost…


UK regulator, California lawmakers tackling children’s online data privacy challenges

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK data protection regulator, may impose a fine of up to £27 million (roughly…


The U.S. Congress-TikTok data privacy dance on a loop

It is hard to imagine an escape for the U.S. government and TikTok executives as they circle each other in…


Angry TikTok biometric data privacy suit has an angry afterlife

When a U.S. district judge presiding over the biometric data privacy class-action against TikTok allowed 851 class members to flee…


Kick TikTok out of app stores to stop biometric, other sensitive data harvesting says FCC head

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr said he has asked Google and Apple to remove TikTok from their app…


It’s fun. It’s trendy. It’s putting your iris biometrics on the market for free

The ACLU is warning that a TikTok trend tied to Euphoria, a controversial teen drama on cable TV is unsafe….


TikTok tells senators others collect more data. But is it that kind of numbers game?

An executive with the video social media platform TikTok refused to be cornered by U.S. senators on questions about biometric…


ByteDance/TikTok biometric data privacy lawsuit closer to closure?

A federal judge in Illinois last week tentatively approved a proposed $92 million settlement in the class action filed against…


TikTok draws the ire of senators for collecting biometrics

Not so fast, a pair of U.S. Senators are telling TikTok executives. The video-first social media service has begun collecting…


TikTok hit with biometric data privacy suit under GDPR

TikTok and its parent company are facing a lawsuit from a former UK regulator over allegedly intentional violations of children’s…

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