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An app’s plan to profit off your fear

An app’s plan to profit off your fear

Citizen, the controversial safety app, has a new feature called Protect. For $20 a month, you get extra security and access to Protect Agents, who can monitor your location and call for help. It’s kind of like OnStar, but not for your car. Is this service worth paying for? Recode’s Sara Morrison (@saramorrison) explains. Read Sara’s story about Citizen Protect. And read about the Citizen-led manhunt for the wrong guy. Enjoyed this episode? Rate Recode Daily ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.   What do you want to learn about on Recode Daily? Send your requests and questions to recodedaily@recode.net. We read every email!    Subscribe for free. Be the first to hear the next episode of Recode Daily by subscribing in your favorite podcast app.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices This episode was made by:  Host: Adam Clark Estes (@adamclarkestes) Producer: Sofi LaLonde Engineer: Paul Robert Mounsey Support Recode Daily by making a financial contribution to Vox! bit.ly/givepodcasts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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