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Meta alleges uncertainties about US FTC expert report as VR fitness app antitrust hearing looms this week

By Mike Swift
  • 05 Dec 2022 22:45
  • 05 Dec 2022 23:41
Meta Platforms provided a peek at its strategy to stop the US Federal Trade Commission from blocking its purchase of virtual reality app-maker Within at an evidentiary hearing set to begin Thursday, with Meta telling a federal judge today that a key FTC expert’s survey relies on “a Russian nesting doll”

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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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