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Vestager flags health data's importance as EU decision on Google-Fitbit deal looms

By Lewis Crofts
  • 10 Dec 2020 04:27
  • 10 Dec 2020 04:56
Data gathered on people's health is "precious and sensitive" and should be handled carefully for advertising purposes, Margrethe Vestager said, stressing the information was needed to develop new services.
The EU competition chief's comments come as her staff finalize a review of Google's acquisition of Fitbit, where Vestager said it "remains

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