TikTok challenges €345m DPC fine in Irish High Court

29/09/2023 | The Journal

TikTok has launched a legal challenge in Ireland's High Court against the Data Protection Commission's (DPC) decision to fine the company €345 million for breaching EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules concerning children and teenagers. 

The company's Irish-based subsidiary, TikTok Technologies Limited, is seeking orders and declarations against both the DPC and Ireland's Attorney General. TikTok claims that the DPC's decisions and findings against the social media service are flawed and should be set aside. The company is also challenging the constitutionality of the 2018 Data Protection Act. The case has been adjourned to October.

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