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Facebook's Zuckerberg calls Apple privacy changes self-serving, warns of regulatory 'headwinds'

By Mike Swift
  • 27 Jan 2021 21:04
  • 25 Apr 2021 13:42
Facebook’s senior leaders today intensified their criticism of Apple’s planned privacy changes for its mobile devices, describing them as self-serving, damaging to the economy, and particularly harmful to smaller businesses that won’t be able to target digital ads.

In continuing to warn of privacy-related regulatory headwinds in 2021, CEO Mark Zuckerberg, speaking on

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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 SiliconValley.com, 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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