RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian authorities have opened an administrative procedure to investigate whether Chinese social network TikTok violates rights under the Consumer Protection Law, such as protection against harmful content, official sources said Monday.
The National Consumer Affairs Secretariat, a body affiliated with the Ministry of Justice, said in the Official Gazette of the Union that it would "launch preliminary investigations into irregularities and illegal behavior" of the popular platform.
According to the body, there are "indications of violations" of some articles of the Consumer Protection Law, which deal with the protection of consumers from "dangerous or harmful" services . . .