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TikTok could face 27m fine for failing to protect children's privacy
The company has collected more than 20bn images of people's faces from Facebook, other social media companies and from scouring the web.- the third largest it has imposed - for collecting images of people from social media platforms and the web to add to a global database.TikTok is facing the prospect of a £27m fine for failing to protect the privacy of children, the UK's data watchdog has said.The ICO ordered the US-based firm to delete the data of UK residents from its systems.Edwards, who began his five-year term as commissioner in January, said the ICO was also looking at more than 50 other online services to see if they were complying with data laws relating to children.
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