Google is taking a new step to protect user privacy in the wake of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The internet giant will automatically delete location entries from users’ accounts shortly after they visit “particularly personal” medical facilities, including abortion clinics, Google senior VP Jen Fitzpatrick wrote in a blog post […]
As state laws limiting abortions set in after the U.S. Supreme Court decided last month that they are no longer guaranteed by the constitution, the technology industry has fretted police could obtain warrants for customers’ search history, geolocation and other information revealing pregnancy plans. Google on Friday said it will continue to push back against improper or overly broad demands for data by the government, without reference to abortion. The company said the location history of a Google account is off by default.
Citi analyst Michael Rollins noted data center stocks Equinix, Inc (NASDAQ: EQIX), Digital Realty Trust, Inc (NYSE: DLR), Cyxtera Technologies, Inc (NASDAQ: CYXT) were down an average of >5% on July 1 on reports (including Financial Times) that an investor is "betting against 'legacy' data centers that now face growing competition from the trio of tech giants that have been their biggest customers..." Short-seller Jim Chanos betted against "legacy" data centers that now face growing competition