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Tiktok could be at risk of another privacy fine

Tiktok could be at risk of another privacy fine

TikTok’s continued use of HTTP to move sensitive data across the internet is allowing the videos and other content being sent by the app’s users to be tracked and altered, according to two web developers. Talal Haj Bakry and Tommy Mysk noted in a blog that the CDN ...
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The New York Times
Privacy "plummets" with COVID-19 crisis

Privacy “plummets” with COVID-19 crisis

In South Korea, government agencies are harnessing surveillance-camera footage, smartphone location data and credit card purchase records to help trace the recent movements of coronavirus patients and establish virus transmission chains. In Lombardy, Italy, the authorities are analyzing location data transmitted by citizens’ mobile phones to determine how ...
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Fin24.com
YouTube reportedly to agree USD 150 million fine with Federal Trade Commission for child privacy allegations
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YouTube reportedly to agree USD 150 million fine with Federal Trade Commission for child privacy allegations

Google's YouTube has agreed to pay more than [USD] $150m to resolve United States allegations that it violated children's privacy laws, according to a person familiar with the matter. The settlement with the Federal Trade Commission resolves a probe into whether the video service broke a law that ...
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