After revealing privacy concerns with pregnancy-tracking apps, The Washington Post reports on how women are tackling those concerns. More than 100 women said they would employ such tactics as using fake names, logging only scattered details, and utilizing incorrect data to guard against the mishandling of data by companies or possible hackers. “People are becoming more aware of the surveillance-capitalism business model, and becoming more aware of the massive amounts of data being taken by these companies … and they’re taking steps to minimize that wherever possible,” Electronic Frontier Foundation Senior Staff Technologist Cooper Quintin said. “Companies are finally realizing that their customers want their privacy taken seriously.” (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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