Tubefilter: Italian Data Protection Authority Orders TikTok To Block Underage Users Following Death Of 10-Year-Old Girl

Tubefilter: Italian Data Protection Authority Orders TikTok To Block Underage Users Following Death Of 10-Year-Old Girl. “The Italian Data Protection Authority, the country’s data privacy watchdog, has ordered TikTok to block the accounts of any users who it cannot verify to be at least 13 years old — the minimum age to enlist on the platform. The order arrives after a 10-year-old Palermo girl tragically died of asphyxiation while reportedly partaking in a TikTok trend known as the ‘blackout challenge’, Reuters reports, in which users tie a belt around their necks in an attempt to pass out while filming themselves.”

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