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Subsidized wearables: Wear it like you own it (but not the data)

Now that fitness trackers and wearables are being subsidized or even handed out for free by health insurance companies to customers, DW's Digital Europe correspondent, Kate Hairsine, says we need to stop and catch our breath. How far will these exercise "incentives" go? Will we pay penalties for a weekend binge? And who's to make sure insurance companies don't get our most private information?

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Interview: Kate Hairsine & Conor Dillon