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Despite Amazon's US privacy win involving Alexa, uncertainty remains on claims regarding children

By Mike Swift
  • 22 Feb 2021 17:41
  • 24 Feb 2021 13:17
Amazon has won what could be a significant US appeals court victory in privacy litigation filed over recordings made by its smart speakers, but its outlook remains uncertain regarding similar privacy claims involving recordings of children.

A split panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Friday that a

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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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