June 18th, 2012
Acxiom, the Quiet Giant of Consumer Database Marketing - Tough, new laws are needed ASAP.
July 8th, 2011
Lawmaker, author of health privacy protections in economic recovery act, declares privacy rights of doctors, patients should trump commercial interests
June 26th, 2011
“Individuals should be in control of the data and decide who gets to use it, not companies,” says Shane Green, president of Personal.
April 12th, 2010
How would American cancer patients feel about being targeted by political groups?
April 11th, 2010
UK patients are outraged over whether the government NHS (National Health Service) data base was used to find individual cancer patients and pressure them...
September 9th, 2009
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Netflix Contest Seen As Posing Privacy Risk
Netflix is about to commit a privacy Valdez with its customers’ viewing data
August 12th, 2009
On the Internet ALL your health searches about scary and stigmatizing illnesses, all searches or purchases of books on health, and all ...
May 19th, 2009
In Australia, the data mining industry pays doctors to sell patients’ prescription records. In the US they pay pharmacies, hospitals, and PBMs. See Article.
March 25th, 2009
RealAge sets a new low for unscrupulous behavioral targeting to sell drugs.
Is the RealAge quiz an unfair and deceptive trade practice? Where is informed...