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Stripe argument for dismissal of privacy allegations gets skeptical reception from US judge

By Mike Swift
  • 13 Jul 2021 20:18
  • 13 Jul 2021 20:18
A federal judge in California voiced skepticism today over whether online payment processor Stripe can rely on disclosures from a partner company’s privacy policy to gain legal consent to collect, analyze and disclose consumer data for the purpose of preventing fraud.
In an amended complaint filed in US District Court

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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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