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Comment: Amid Covid-19, data-protection regulators address how to be both protectors, enablers of data use

By Mike Swift
  • 17 Apr 2020 17:19
  • 23 Apr 2020 14:24
For now, Covid-19 has transformed human society. What remains unclear is whether this unprecedented event is an inflection point that will make more digital surveillance the new normal, or whether it, too, will pass after the virus is eradicated by a vaccine or public health efforts.

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Mike Swift

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, 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.

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