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Amazon, Oracle Say Fears of Abortion-Data Sales Are Overblown

  • Companies quizzed by House members after Supreme Court ruling
  • Privacy groups raise concerns about use of phone location data
Representative Lori Trahan 

Representative Lori Trahan 

Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg

Amazon.com Inc., Oracle Corp. and other data providers pressed by a group of US lawmakers about how they sell mobile phone location data offered assurances that the information couldn’t be used to track individuals seeking abortion services.

US Representative Lori Trahan, one of the House members questioning the companies, said she wasn’t satisfied with the answers.