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Comment: US FTC’s recent settlements on health applications show enforcement path

By Madeline Hughes
  • 20 Mar 2023 20:37
  • 20 Mar 2023 23:59
The Federal Trade Commission is looking to rein in the use of personal health data — even if it isn't covered by traditional US privacy laws — and the commission’s path is looking clearer after it recently settled with two online health-application companies.
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Madeline Hughes


Madeline is a data privacy and security reporter based in Washington, DC. She got her start in journalism in local news, covering anything and everything in Maryland, Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts before coming to DC to report on tech.

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