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Roe v. Wade: Google Makes a Major Decision to Protect Privacy

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Roe v. Wade: Google Makes a Major Decision to Protect Privacy
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Consumers who use mapping apps such as Google ( ) will regain some privacy since the company said it will delete location histories for certain locations such as abortion clinics and domestic violence shelters. On Friday, the internet behemoth said some of the locations that people go to will be eliminated in the "coming weeks," Jen Fitzpatrick, a senior vice president of Core wrote in a blog post on July 1. The company responded to consumers who sought to have the amount of information collected on them limited as several states said they would conduct abortion investigations and prosecutions.