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Google will delete abortion clinic location history — but don’t relax just yet

04/07/2022

In the wake of the overturning of Roe v. Wade, safeguarding our online privacy is more crucial than ever. A woman’s search history, location data, and app information can easily be used by authorities to find out if she’s pregnant, considering, or going through with an abortion. While big tech companies have been...
In the wake of the overturning of Roe v. Wade, safeguarding our online privacy is more crucial than ever. A woman’s search history, location data, and app information can easily be used by authorities to find out if she’s pregnant, considering, or going through with an abortion. While big tech companies have been alarmingly silent over potential actions to mitigate these concerns, Google is taking a step to protect its users. On Friday, the company announced it’ll automatically erase visits to clinics, domestic violence shelters, weight loss clinics, and other potentially sensitive locations from users’ location in the…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google
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