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Comment: Facebook's plan for children's Instagram elicits backlash from states as Congress mulls action on online privacy

The two names at the top of the strongly worded warning Facebook received Monday from 44 attorneys general opposing the company’s plans to launch an Instagram for children under 13 would have been instantly familiar to the company’s policy chiefs.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, a Democrat, recently won

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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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