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Fine of Rs 1 crore on TikTok for misusing children's Data

TikTok is suffering the most due to increase in India-China dispute and 59 Chinese app ban in the country. However, in India, this was done in view of the safety of data of users and national security.

Yogita S.

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Published on 16 July 2020 9:04 AM GMT

Fine of Rs 1 crore on TikTok for misusing childrens Data
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New Delhi: TikTok is suffering the most due to increase in India-China dispute and 59 Chinese app ban in the country. However, in India, this was done in view of the safety of data of users and national security. Meanwhile, once again, another bad news has come for this Chinese platform.

TikTok misused the data:

Actually action has been taken against it, as well as a big fine on the app in South Korea. It is alleged that Tiktok misused the data related to the children. Explain that the app has been fined $ 155,000.

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'The Korea Communications Commission' has fined the Chinese company about 186 million won, or about Rs 1.1 crore according to Indian currency. In fact, KCC acts as a regulator in telecommunications and data-related sectors in Korea. In addition, it has the responsibility of taking care of all the data related to the users. Tik Tok was fined so much because the company could not keep the private data of the users.

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Tik Tok's big mistake came about the data of younger users. The company launched an investigation into the case in October last year, which revealed that Tik Tok was stealing and using data from children under 14 without a parent's permission.

At the same time, China regards Taiwan as a breakaway province that is part of its territory. The self-governing island of 24 million people lies 160 kilometers (100 miles) off China’s southeast coast across the Taiwan Strait.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

Media Graduate, News Editor and PR Enthusiast.

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