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Democrats Probe Tech Firms on Abortion-Related Data Collection

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More than a dozen Senate Democrats led by Elizabeth Warren are demanding data brokers provide information about mobile phone location data collection that can be tied to abortion clinics. 

The Democrats wrote to SafeGraph Inc. and Placer.ai, which sell geographic and foot traffic data based on cell phone location, to highlight the risk to privacy and safety from allowing customers to track mobile phones to an abortion provider’s location.