Bloomberg Law
April 15, 2022, 5:36 PM

TikTok $92 Million Privacy Deal Inadequate, Class Objector Says

Jake Holland
Jake Holland

A proposed $92 million TikTok privacy settlement shouldn’t receive final approval because of its low rate of class members filing claims to be included in the award and high attorneys’ fees, an objector is arguing in Illinois federal court.

A mere 1.4% claims rate illustrates a deficient notice plan to class members, Dennis Litteken argued in an opposition to final approval of the class action settlement filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Attorneys representing TikTok didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

Judge John Z. Lee preliminarily approved in September the settlement ...

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