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Pregnancy app comes under fire from the FTC over data sharing

Users sometimes have to go the extra mile to really understand what information they’re allowing to be shared

As part of a proposed order initiated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the company behind the Premom fertility app will now have to tow the line when it comes to a user's personal information.

That company is Easy Healthcare and what got it in hot water, according to the FTC, was that it shared users’ information with other companies, including Google and a China-based marketing and analytics firms — all without telling users, getting their permission, or putting a...

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