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FTC sues data broker over selling location data that can reveal abortion clinic visits
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
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
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
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
The bill tasks the Department of Commerce with creating new export rules.
Brokers' sales of U.S. military personnel data overseas stir national security fears
Lawmakers are introducing legislation to address it.