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Support for use of health data is conditional on whether the use has public benefits. (Brittany Datchko/Graphic Journeys)

How can health data be used for public benefit? 3 uses that people agree on

There are concerns about how health data are used, but research shows support for uses with public benefits by health-care providers, governments, health-system planners and university-based researchers.
The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Department in Wentworth, N.C., is among the law enforcement agencies the AP found using the Fog Reveal location tracking tool. AP Photo/Allen G. Breed

What is Fog Reveal? A legal scholar explains the app some police forces are using to track people without a warrant

Some US law enforcement agencies are using a commercial app that tracks people all day long via their phones – without a court order or oversight.
The U.S. could soon catch up to the European Union in protecting people’s data privacy. Teera Konakan/Moment via Getty Images

A new US data privacy bill aims to give you more control over information collected about you – and make businesses change how they handle data

Data collection is big business in the US, but a bipartisan data privacy bill rapidly moving through Congress promises to affect the information websites, social media platforms and all other businesses collect.

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