Indiana Lawsuit Alleging TikTok Deceived Users Over Child Safety Is Dismissed

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A lawsuit filed by the state of Indiana alleging Chinese-owned video streaming app TikTok deceived users by falsely claiming the social media platform was safe for children and that users’ personal information was protected has been dismissed by a county judge.
Judge Jennifer L. DeGroote of the Allen County Superior Court in Fort Wayne issued the ruling on Nov. 29, stating that her court lacks personal jurisdiction over the case.
The judge also reaffirmed a previous court ruling by Allen County Superior Court Judge Craig Bobay in May which found that downloading a free app such as TikTok does not equate to a consumer transaction under state law….


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