One of the first things many women do when they find themselves needing an abortion is seek advice online. That won’t change no matter what the Court rules. But if they happen to live in one of 22 states that would probably outlaw abortion in the absence of Roe vs. Wade, they’d be wise to hide their browsing history and use encrypted messaging apps like WhatsApp and Signal to talk to others about their plans. Should abortion pills also be outlawed, women may turn to the Dark Web to procure them — something they already do, according to this study from the University of Texas.
Link: Online Privacy Becomes Critical If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned