Episode 20

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19th Feb 2020

TikTok, China & Your Private Information

TikTok currently has been installed 1.45 billion times since launching, and it isn’t slowing down. The parent company behind TikTok, ByteDance, Ltd, a Chinese company is alleged to be worth between 75 Billion and 78 Billion. Despite the value the legal troubles for this company are mounting in the United States. From an investigation by the Army for privacy concerns to an FTC settlement for COPPA violations to multiple private lawsuits over privacy issues, including allegations that TikTok isn’t being clear with how much identifiable personal information they actually have. 

You can find more information about the stories we talked about: 

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

TikTok Sued Over Claims That App 'Tracked, Collected and Disclosed' the Data of Children

TikTok’s parent company sued for collecting data on kids

California student suing TikTok for allegedly sending data to China

TikTok funneled personal data to China, lawsuit alleges

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Hi There! I am Emily D. Baker, badass lawyer for online entrepreneurs. I keep it real while helping business Get Legit™. With over 15 years of experience, I have seen it all and that’s why I am able to help my clients create common-sense legal protection in their businesses. I also thrive on helping businesses create the right structure to build wealth so they can focus on the good they do in the world. I run on coffee and curse words and enjoy talking some sh!t on the Get Legit Law & Sh!t podcast.