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"While sex robots have been the subject of both scientific interest and feminist critique – as well as concerns related to data privacy – they currently represent the “luxury” end of the global sextech marketplace. Consequently, our commentary focuses on questions of data and ethics generated by more mundane, affordable technologies, such as menstrual-tracking apps, sex education chatbots and Bluetooth-enabled vibrators. As digital technologies for sex and pleasure are increasingly networked, both bodies and digital devices are opened up to privacy breeches and data leaks. These highlight the importance of placing community needs for sexual rights and data justice at the centre of sextech futures."

Read more in Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters.

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