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New Study Highlights Privacy Challenges in Mobile Health and Fitness Apps

The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (“Clearinghouse”) recently released a study funded by the California Consumer Protection Foundation examining the potential privacy risks of mobile health and fitness apps. The study analyzed 43 popular health and fitness apps (free and paid) to identify potential privacy issues based on the data collected, stored, and transmitted by those apps.