- Politico reports mental health support nonprofit Crisis Text Line shares callers’ data with its for-profit subsidiary Loris.ai to create and market customer service software. Crisis Text Line said any shared data is anonymized and unable to identify help line callers. Privacy advocates expressed concerns over the potential to trace records back to specific individuals and whether callers consent to having their data shared.
- Family safety application Life360 will phase out the sale of users’ precise location data to data brokers, The Markup reports. Founder and CEO Chris Hulls said Life360 will continue selling location data to firm Placer.ai in an aggregate form, stating businesses will value data insights that “do not rely on device-level or other individual user-level identifiers.”
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