(Dylan Smith | Digital Music News) – Short-form video-sharing app TikTok has long been the target of user-privacy criticism – and a number of related lawsuits. Now, the ByteDance subsidiary is officially facing a Senate inquiry over an “updated privacy policy which allows for the collection of user data, including facial and voice biometrics.” Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Thune (R-SD) voiced their “serious concerns” with the app’s current privacy policy in a two-page letter addressed to TikTok CEO (and ByteDance CFO) Shou Zi Chew. “The updated policy appears to enable TikTok to automatically collect biometric data, including certain physical and […]

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