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US FTC loses highly regarded lead privacy enforcer

Maneesha Mithal, a two-decade veteran of the US Federal Trade Commission who was a top staff leader in its privacy enforcement division, is leaving the agency to take a job with a Silicon Valley-based law firm, people familiar with her decision said today.
Mithal, who joined the FTC in 1999

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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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