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Covid-19: Health Data. User Tracking App. Industry Disruption. Thermometer?

A smart, connected thermometer may be providing early warning of Covid-19 fever clusters two weeks in advance of the CDC reporting system. With years of modeling data and potentially millions of real time data points, the thermometer network may be able to flag zip codes that would be a priority for corona virus testing.

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Security Firm Avast Selling Customers’ Detailed Browser History

Avast subsidiary Jumpshot is marketing data from 435 million active users and 100 million devices. It collects “Every Search. Every click. Every Buy. On every site.” Users indicate they are not aware of the activity, raising questions about how informed is the consent of the users whose data is for sale.