Consumer Law

App Company Musical.ly Pays Record COPPA Fine

In the largest Federal Trade Commission (FTC) settlement to date for a violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), California-based mobile video app company Musical.ly (now TikTok) will pay $5.7 million to settle charges that it violated COPPA when it knowingly collected personal information of potentially millions of users under age 13 without parental consent.

In addition to the penalty, Musical.ly agreed to destroy all collected personal information from users under 13 and comply with COPPA. 

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