That data includes everything from contact info and demographics to personal interests and health history.
If passed, a new bill — the Health and Location Data Protection Act — would limit the sale of medical and location data in the US.
What would it do?
Ban companies from selling or transferring medical and location info with a few HIPAA-compliant exceptions.
Warren has linked the bill to Roe v. Wade — the landmark case that secured constitutional abortion rights in the US — and the possibility that SCOTUS could
“This is how you dox someone traveling across state lines for abortions — how you dox clinics providing this service,” Zach Edwards, a cybersecurity researcher, said.
Data brokers have long dealt in sensitive info
In a 2013 congressional hearing, World Privacy Forum executive director Pam Dixon
And this isn’t the only concern lawmakers have had about Americans’ data and how it’s used.
Sen. Ron Wyden, another backer of this bill, previously introduced the
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