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Privacy advocates fear Google will be used to prosecute abortion seekers

Posted on AllSides July 11th, 2022
From The Left
Privacy, Abortion, Google, Roe V Wade
Jeff Chiu/AP

When police are trying to solve a crime, they often turn to Google for help.

It makes sense since the Silicon Valley giant has grown into a nearly $1.6 trillion company on the strength of its most valuable asset: Data on billions of people.

And often, finding out where someone was at the time of a crime, or what they were Googling before a crime occurs, can be pivotal to investigators.

Now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, privacy advocates fear Google will provide users' data to authorities...

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