Sen. Chuck Schumer Warns Fitness Trackers Threaten Privacy
Sen. Chuck Schumer called fitness trackers a "privacy nightmare," warning that companies can sell users' data to third parties without consent.By Steven Sparkman | August 11, 2014
More and more people are using fitness tracking apps and bracelets to make sure they're getting enough exercise, but one lawmaker is calling the technology a threat to privacy.
New York Sen. Chuck Schumer warns that fitness trackers can sell their users' data without informing them first.
Waving a Fitbit bracelet and standing in front of some joggers, Schumer said Sunday: