Police used texts, web searches for abortion to prosecute women

Scrivevo in questo post del 2017 (e anche in qualche commento precedente):

Io faccio sempre questo esempio relativo all’ecommerce. Metti che un giorno io compri una menorah;  che ne sappiamo che tra molti anni, da qualche parte nel mondo, le mie figlie possano essere perseguitate per questo ? Devo avere il diritto di assicurare l’anonimato delle mie azioni, se non infrangono le leggi!

ma che ne è delle leggi future ?

Source: The Washington Post

…While there is no evidence Fisher took the pills — court records indicate only that she “apparently” bought them — her search history helped prosecutors charge her with “killing her infant child,” identified in the original indictment as “Baby Fisher.”

The 2017 case is one of a handful in which American prosecutors have used text messages and online research as evidence against women facing criminal charges related to the end of their pregnancies.

Since the Supreme Court on overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling on June 24— opening the door to state bans on abortion from the moment of conception — privacy experts have warned that many more pregnant people and their abortion providers could find themselves in similar circumstances.

While some fret over data maintained by period trackers and other specialty apps, the case against Fisher shows that simple search histories may pose enormous risks in a post-Roe world.

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