Senator calls on Google to ban TikTok for allegedly tracking user data

TikTok is once again under fire. James Martin/CNET Sen. Josh Hawley, a Republican from Missouri, is calling on Google to remove TikTok from its platform after the social video app allegedly tracked user data by sidestepping a privacy safeguard in Android, according to a Tuesday report by The Wall Street Journal. TikTok collected “unique identifiers […]

Google sued for allegedly tracking users in apps even after opting out

Google is once again under fire for alleged tracking activity.  Angela Lang/CNET A lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges Google tracks user activity through hundreds of thousands of apps, even after people opt out of sharing information. The lawsuit, which seeks class-action...