Bloomberg Law
Feb. 24, 2023, 5:18 PMUpdated: Feb. 24, 2023, 7:59 PM

IPG Says It Has No Abortion Data Risk As Sought by Investor (1)

Clara Hudson
Clara Hudson

Advertising giant Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. has received a proposal from shareholder advocacy group Open MIC describing potential risks its subsidiary Acxiom might face since Roe v Wade was overturned last year.

The shareholder advocacy group said Thursday that the overturning of Roe in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization raises concerns about law enforcement agencies requesting sensitive personal information from database companies like Acxiom to use in abortion-related prosecutions. It called for more transparency on Acxiom’s data collection practices.

IPG’s spokesperson Tom Cunningham, however, told Bloomberg Law that neither IPG nor Acxiom collects personally identifiable information that could ...

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