In the wake of last week’s leaked Supreme Court opinion draft about the likely overturning of Roe v. Wade, a lot of advice circulated online telling people to delete their menstrual tracking apps. In a world where abortion is illegal, it could be dangerous to keep digital paper trails about your reproductive health.
Tech reporter Sara Morrison wrote about this in her recent article “What police could find out about your illegal abortion.” Today, she joins Friday host Esty Dinur for a discussion about all the ways your smartphone is tracking you, the state of data privacy, and what we might expect to see in a post-Roe world.
Sara Morrison is a senior reporter at Recode, where she covers Big Tech, antitrust regulation, and personal data and privacy.
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