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TikTok Draws FTC, DOJ Scrutiny Over Privacy, Group Says

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Trump Says He’s Considering a Ban on TikTok in the U.S.

TikTok, the short-video app owned by China’s ByteDance Ltd., is the subject of an inquiry by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department over its data practices, according to a children’s privacy advocate who says he was interviewed by the agencies.

The enforcers asked Josh Golin, executive director of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, about allegations that his group and others filed with the FTC, Golin said.