The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a technology policy advocacy group, says it has confirmed that the federal government's healthcare.gov insurance exchange site is sharing personal data, including ZIP code, income level, smoking status, pregnancy status, and more, with at least 14 third parties.

"EFF researchers have independently confirmed that healthcare.gov is sending personal health information to at least 14 third party domains, even if the user has enabled Do Not Track," EFF staff technologist Cooper Quintin writes in an EFF blog post after recent Associated Press reports.

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