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Is Your Data Secure in a Period-Tracking App?

The U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade last week has reignited the conversation about privacy within period-tracking apps.

With abortion now outlawed or restricted in many states, privacy experts are cautioning that data entered into period-tracking apps could be used against a user who had or considered having an abortion.

That data could be vulnerable to a subpoena in a criminal case or even sold to a third party — like an activist group on either side — that’s interested in that type of information. Any information stored digitally could also be exposed in a data breach.

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