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Fitness bias

SAN FRANCISCO — A new class action lawsuit from California alleges that Fitbit, a wearable wellness device used to measure stats like heart rate, cannot give accurate blood oxygen readings from dark skin and therefore "inherently discriminates against people of color." The lawsuit claims Fitbit hid this fact from consumers and asks for restitution from the company.

Read the full complaint here.

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