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US judge skeptical of Facebook explanations for continued discovery delays in Cambridge Analytica privacy case

By Mike Swift
  • 10 Jun 2022 02:20
  • 10 Jun 2022 02:38
A federal judge excoriated Facebook in court back in February, saying it could be sanctioned for “stonewalling” discovery in litigation filed in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica privacy breach. Today, US District Judge Vince Chhabria seemed dumbfounded that the problems persist.
During a video hearing from his chambers in

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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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