Digital Privacy and COVID-19 Websites

Concerned about your online privacy but also looking to stay informed about important COVID-19 updates? A recent study found that online tracking was prevalent among the vast majority of the COVID-19 related websites included as part of their sample. In fact, 99% of the sampled websites included data requests from third parties, and 89% included cookies from third parties. Read more here.

Ari Friedman, MD, PhD and David Buckler, MUSA contributed to this study.

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