Charles Schumer, the U.S. Senator from New York, wants fitness device and app companies to provide an opportunity for users to opt-out before personal health data can be provided to third parties such as employers and insurance companies.
Schumer made the opt-out request to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in a press release on Sunday. He says there are no federal laws to prevent fitness device and app companies—Schumer singled out Fitbit—to sell the data to a third party withou
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