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Glow Settles California Probe of Fertility App Privacy Flaws

Sept. 17, 2020, 9:37 PM

Glow Inc. must consider how privacy and security lapses in its fertility-tracking app could impact women, as part of a settlement with California’s attorney general.

The requirement is considered the first of its kind, according to state Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D). The settlement, which is subject to court approval, also includes a directive for Glow to fix privacy flaws in the app and pay a $250,000 penalty.

“Today’s settlement is a wake up call not just for Glow, Inc, but for every app maker that handles sensitive private data,” Becerra said in a statement.

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