The FTC might sue TikTok over its handling of users’ privacy and security


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The investigation is yet another source of pressure for the company as it tries to secure its future in the US. TikTok, already fighting a proposed law that could lead to a ban of the app in the United States, may soon also find itself in the crosshairs of the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC is close to wrapping up a multiyear investigation into the company, which could result in a lawsuit or major fine, Politico reports . The investigation is reportedly centered around the app’s privacy and security practices, including its handling of children’s user data. According to Politico,...