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People search websites create privacy nightmares for abortion rights advocates

by Tonya Riley

Many abortion rights advocates say the ease of finding their personal information online from data brokers puts them at risk.

FTC sues data broker over selling location data that can reveal abortion clinic visits

by Tonya Riley

The lawsuit against Kochava follows a Biden administration request that the agency use its authorities to protect reproductive privacy.

House leaders demand law enforcement agencies provide details on use of private data

by Tonya Riley

Public records and reporting has revealed that federal agencies have spent millions of dollars on contracts with massive data brokers.

Federal privacy legislation progresses, but concerns about data brokers loom

by Tonya Riley

The latest version of the legislation still leaves loopholes for abuses of data including reproductive health data.

Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade reversal sparks calls for strengthening privacy

by Tonya Riley

Data collected by tech companies could be used to prosecute abortion seekers, they warn.

Lawmakers want to restrict user data sales to nations like China, Russia

by Tonya Riley

The bill tasks the Department of Commerce with creating new export rules.