Tracking mobile phone data as anti-abortion instruments

Mother Jones reports:

Meet Abortion Bans’ New Best Friend—Your Phone

When it comes to reproductive rights, your digital trail matters more than you think.


As the line between our digital and physical selves fades, surveillance researchers and reproductive rights advocates increasingly see our data as the next big front in the war on abortion. Law enforcement has new tricks to land convictions for miscarriages or post-ban abortions; anti-abortion activists are making sophisticated updates to tried-and-true methods of stalking, harassment, and disinformation.

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