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Apple Asked to Expand Reproductive Health Data Privacy Guards

Nov. 21, 2022, 9:49 PM

A coalition of 10 state attorneys general is urging Apple to implement stronger privacy standards for third-party apps that collect reproductive health information to protect consumers post-Roe v. Wade.

App developers should be required to delete data collected from consumers seeking reproductive health care and clarify what information is shared with third parties such as law enforcement, the state law enforcers wrote in a Monday letter to the company.

The New Jersey-led coalition’s letter to the tech giant comes as authorities in states that banned abortion have turned to looking at health data as a method of investigating ...