Fit-tracking apps may share more than you'd like12/27/2012
If you're looking forward to ringing in the new year with one of those fit-tracking apps which measure everything from steps taken to heart rate — you might want to consider how to keep that data private. One leading brand, Fitbit, is trying to sell their products through corporate wellness programs. A company exec says companies can see if devices are activated and how they're being used. Experts say that health data you enter into apps could be valuable to companies — whether your boss or your health insurer. "If your self-tracking health device shows that you lead a sedentary lifestyle, then maybe you will pay more for insurance," one said. [Source]
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