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Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent
Mike Swift is an award-winning journalist who has been at the forefront of covering data, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory news for nearly a decade. As the Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent for MLex, in addition to reporting, he coordinates MLex’s worldwide coverage in the practice area. 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 and has closely tracked technology and regulatory trends in Silicon Valley. He has wide ranging expertise from the business of professional sports to computer-assisted reporting. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he is a graduate of Colby College.
Selected Insights by Mike
Vowing to open-source the algorithm for the Internet’s often unruly public square, Elon Musk reached a deal today to buy Twitter
Google faces sanctions in litigation over its allegedly illegal tracking of people using Chrome’s “Incognito” mode.
Uncertainly on the new transatlantic data transfer “framework” to new regulation such as Europe’s Digital Services Act
Outside the United States, Clearview AI’s business model is under threat. Australia and Canada have forced the company to shutter its local operations
Facebook relied on 'anticompetitive' deals with Netflix, eBay, Foursquare to harvest user data after app shutdown, US plaintiffs sayMeta Platforms for a decade has depended on user data harvested by other apps to power its advertising business