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Shopify defeats California privacy claims over alleged e-commerce data collection

By Mike Swift
  • 05 May 2022 22:08
  • 05 May 2022 22:08
Shopify defeated claims today that its collection of consumer data through its e-commerce platform violates California privacy laws, with a US federal judge ruling that none of the three company entities accused in the case had sufficient ties to the state and its laws.
In a ruling from Oakland, California,

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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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