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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 more than 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
National privacy legislation blessed by a congressional committee just change the privacy landscape of the US
Comprehensive US national privacy bill is speeding through Congress, and changing rapidly
US FTC will search for privacy or security threats posed by apps that collect location and reproductive and other health data
US Supreme Court appears poised to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion
Lina Khan isn't backing off her ambition to push the agency to be an active, forward-looking antitrust and privacy enforcer.