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Are period-tracking apps dangerous in a post-Roe world?

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Women around the country often use period-tracking phone apps to chart their menstrual cycles.

After the overturn of Roe v. Wade, concern has grown that the deeply personal information stored on period-tracking apps could be wielded by criminal prosecutors against users.

A data security analyst and legal analyst joined KCUR's Up To Date to break down some of the issues users could face.

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