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Google faces US trial date next year in Mississippi children's privacy case

By Mike Swift
  • 09 Apr 2021 13:46
  • 09 Apr 2021 14:39
Having failed to defeat children’s privacy claims filed by the state of Mississippi, Google now faces a July 2022 trial in a US court in Oxford, Mississippi, over the state’s claims that the company’s G Suite for Education tools violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
US District Judge Michael

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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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