12-year-old girl sues TikTok

12-year-old girl from London sues popular service TikTok, accused of violating protection law

personal data. In order for the child to participate in the trial, he was given anonymity.

On behalf of the girl, the case was brought to court by the Commissioner forJuvenile Affairs Anne Longfield. She explained that anonymity was necessary to protect the girl from online threats on the TikTok app and backlash in the media.

The child claims that her privacy rights have been violated on TikTok. The girl requires legal protection.

Recall that the owner of TikTok is the Chinese company ByteDance. Last year, the US government tried to get ByteDance to sell the US division of TikTok to a US company.