Three Dutch foundations with legal claims against social media company TikTok can continue their cases in the Dutch court system, an Amsterdam judge ruled Wednesday.
TikTok argued that the lawsuit should not have been heard in the Netherlands because it was brought against TikTok units in other countries such as Ireland.
Additionally, the Chinese company said it would like to wait for the results of an investigation by the Irish privacy watchdog and seek an opinion from the European Court of Justice.
Three foundations are seeking billions of euros in damages from TikTok for violating privacy regulations.They say the company illegally collects data from 4.5 million Dutch users. increase.
A judge will decide which to decide in December. 3 cases You must continue.
Earlier this week, Dutch foundation SDBN said it was planning to take legal action against the social media platform. twitter To illegally collect and trade personal information collected through free apps such as Duolingo and Wordfeud.
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