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Facebook fails to win US Supreme Court review for Internet tracking case

By Mike Swift
  • 22 Mar 2021 09:54
  • 22 Mar 2021 09:54
Facebook has failed in its bid to have the US Supreme Court review an appeals court decision that the social networking giant warned would otherwise trigger a cascade of Wiretap Act claims in the federal courts on the West Coast with jurisdiction over the heart of the Internet industry.
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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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