Where abortion is banned, someone's phone activity could be used as criminal evidence

Search histories, geolocation and health data — or any digital breadcrumbs suggesting an illegal abortion was researched or sought — may be targeted by prosecutors in states with abortion bans.

JUANA SUMMERS, HOST:

Can using your phone to search from an abortion provider be used against you in a criminal case? According to some privacy experts, that is now a real possibility. NPR’s Bobby Allyn looked into how our digital lives could be transformed in a post-Roe world.

BOBBY ALLYN, BYLINE: The Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade has privacy experts on edge. While we don’t yet know how exactly state prosecutors

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