The Fitbit Fault Line: Two Proposals to Protect Health and Fitness Data at Work.

@article{Brown2016TheFF,
  title={The Fitbit Fault Line: Two Proposals to Protect Health and Fitness Data at Work.},
  author={Elizabeth A. Brown},
  journal={Yale journal of health policy, law, and ethics},
  year={2016},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          1-49
        }
}
Employers are collecting and using their employees' health data, mined from wearable fitness devices and health apps, in new, profitable, and barely regulated ways. The importance of protecting employee health and fitness data will grow exponentially in the future. This is the moment for a robust discussion of how law can better protect employees from the potential misuse of their health data. While scholars have just begun to examine the problem of health data privacy, this Article contributes… CONTINUE READING
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