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Will Big Tech Protect Abortion Seekers? Investors Want to Know – Bloomberg Law


In a post-Roe world, the privacy of people seeking abortions is shaping up to be the next battleground for big technology companies.

Some investors who support reproductive rights want to know what steps — if any — technology and telecommunication companies will take to protect the data of those looking to terminate pregnancies in states where abortion is now illegal or highly restricted, after the US Supreme Court overturned a 50-year-old case that offered federal protection.

As a result of the decision, companies like Alphabet Inc.’s Google could face increased pressure from authorities to provide data on anyone suspected of attempting to get an …



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