TikTok settles children’s data lawsuit one day after it was filed

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TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, reached a settlement on Wednesday with a group of parents who alleged that the company collected and exposed the data and personal information of minors, in violation of the children’s privacy law.

The plaintiff’s lawyer in the case, Gary Klinger, declined to comment about the details of the settlement with TikTok, but confirmed to The Verge that one had been reached. In a statement, a TikTok spokesperson said that the company disputed many of the complaint’s claims, but had reached a “resolution.”

“TikTok is firmly committed to safeguarding the data of its users, especially our younger users,” a TikTok spokesperson told The Verge. “Although…

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