Data privacy in Wisconsin, Long COVID

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In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, Facebook and Facebook’s Messenger Kids app icons are displayed on an iPhone in New York. Facebook is adding a “sleep” mode to its Messenger Kids service so parents can limit how much time children spend on it. Richard Drew/AP Photo

An expert on data privacy and a lawmaker help us understand a new Wisconsin bill that would give consumers more control over their data. Then, a WPR reporter and a doctor join us to share the impact of long COVID on patients struggling to recover.

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    A piece of legislation that would let consumers opt-out of having their data sold recently passed the state Assembly. We talk to the bill’s sponsor, and an expert on data privacy.

  • The enduring mysteries of long covid

    There are estimated to be millions of Americans living with long Covid, including nearly half a million Wisconsinites. We talk to a reporter about teenagers living with long Covid and a researcher working to find what causes the often-debilitating syndrome.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Shannon Zimmerman Guest
  • Nadine Kozak Guest
  • Madeline Fox Guest
  • Dr. Jason Goldman Guest

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