Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent
Formerly chief Internet reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and SiliconValley.com, Mike has covered Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies for more than a decade, as he closely tracked technology and regulatory trends in Silicon Valley. He helps coordinate MLex coverage of privacy and data security news worldwide. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he is a graduate of Colby College. He is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from the business of professional sports to computer-assisted reporting.
Selected Insights by Mike
The executive committee of state attorneys general heading the antitrust investigation into Google convened for another regular planning call.
Freshly filed antitrust cases against Google and Facebook are slated to play out in the months, and almost certainly years, ahead.
Google will soon face a pair of new multistate antitrust suits backed by bipartisan groups of US state attorneys general.
The risk of committing a privacy violation in California just went up substantially for companies.
EU data regulators will issue guidance on how EU-based data exporters should implement a landmark EU court decision.