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Comment: US FTC poised to move forward with data-protection rulemaking

By Mike Swift
  • 26 Jan 2024 21:19
  • 26 Jan 2024 21:19
The US Federal Trade Commission intends to move forward early this year with a proposal to establish “commercial surveillance” rules that would give the enforcer powers to impose fines for first-time violations of those data privacy rules, MLex has learned.
In the absence of comprehensive national privacy legislation passed by

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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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