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Facebook general counsel already looking toward 'Metaverse' regulatory questions

By Mike Swift
  • 17 Aug 2021 14:19
  • 17 Aug 2021 14:19
Facebook’s top lawyer, Jennifer Newstead, is focused on present-day regulatory problems like the legal uncertainty of transatlantic data flows and the need for US privacy legislation. But Newstead said today that Facebook is also confronting regulatory questions about the next generation of the Internet.
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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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