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Meta underscores material threats of looming Texas facial recognition trial

By Mike Swift
  • 26 Apr 2024 00:01
  • 26 Apr 2024 00:01
Meta Platforms expanded its warnings to investors today about the legal risk of its impending privacy trial against the Texas attorney general in June, saying Texas’ claims of tens of millions of violations of the state’s biometric privacy law could have a “material” impact on the social media giant.

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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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