[ExI] More tracking dangers

Gregory Jones spike at rainier66.com
Sat Jun 25 19:48:55 UTC 2022

The SCOTUS didn't criminalize abortion.  It decided the federal govt has
not the authority to override states on that question.  spike

On Sat, Jun 25, 2022, 7:16 AM BillK via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> When discussing how everything done on the internet is tracked and
> stored on databases many people just say "If you're doing nothing
> wrong, then it doesn't matter".
> Well, guess what...... The US Supreme Court just criminalised abortion.
> Now all that tracking data will be used to track women in the US for
> evidence that they might be involved in illegal activity.
> See:
> <
> https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2022/06/security-and-privacy-tips-people-seeking-abortion
> >
> <https://www.theregister.com/2022/06/24/big_tech_post_roe_wade/>
> Quote:
> "We are just a few steps away from digital dragnets for people who are
> providing access for people seeking abortions," EFF Director of
> Cybersecurity Eva Galperin told The Register.
> -----------------
> Tracking data that can be used includes -
> Period- and fertility-tracking apps
> location data and GPS tracking
> web searches
> mapping queries for health clinics or chemists
> emails and text messages
> It's a privacy nightmare.
> BillK
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