FTC Seeks To Protect Users’ Privacy On Period Tracker Apps

By Cara Smith / May 20, 2022 at 1:34 PM
Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan told lawmakers FTC is seeking to protect the privacy of health data collected by period tracker and other health apps as the Supreme Court appears poised to overturn the landmark abortion case Roe v Wade . Reproductive rights advocates worry that period tracker data will be used to investigate whether app users are receiving abortions in states where the procedure is criminalized. A number of states have passed or are pursuing laws criminalizing abortion,...

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