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  1. 9 Health Care Legal Issues to Follow in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | JD Supra

    ... a big year for embarrassing and expensive health information data breaches, and striking the right balance between privacy and convenience will continue to be a challenge in 2015. PWC estimates that more than 5 million patients had their personal ...


  2. Internet privacy will be mostly gone by 2025, according to expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | UPI

    The research center asked over 2,500 technology experts if politicians and technology innovators would create a trusted privacy-rights infrastructure by 2025, what is most likely to happen by then and the future of privacy in a broader sense. Vytautas Butrimas, the chief adviser to a major government's ministry, said George Orwell may have been "optimistic" when imagining "Big Brother."


  3. Video: Experts: Internet Privacy Will Be Hard to Find in 2025Read the original story

    1 hr ago | ClipSyndicate

    Activists and developers are trying to find ways to protect privacy in a time of heightened government surveillance. The Pew Research Center published a report last Thursday in which a majority of experts agree that our current expectations of digital privacy may be completely gone by 2025.


  4. Experts: Internet privacy will be hard to find in 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mashable

    Activists and developers are trying to find ways to protect privacy in a time of heightened government surveillance. But it may all be for naught, according to a new study.


  5. A Marketer's 2015 Privacy PrimerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    I research, write about innovation, privacy and reputation via my books and articles, and work on it with clients as president of Arcadia, a communications research, design & delivery lab focused on today's most important, cutting-edge issues. I have 30+ years of professional experience working at big ad/PR agencies and at major brands, and I'm a Senior Fellow Emeritus at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.


  6. Californians advised to boycott $80m health system over privacyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... to "opt-out" of the system until the health insurers that funded it answered "key questions" about patient privacy. The Wall Street Journal reported in August that insurers Blue Shield and Anthem Blue Cross were spending US$80 million (NZ$103m) on ...


  7. How this Instagram-for-doctors is helping the ebola fightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GigaOM

    ... Landy said. "We took a workflow that already existed and gave them away to have it searchable and protect patient privacy." Social networking, when developed for a particular profession, can sometimes create substantial value for their users. And as ...


  8. Penticton doctor injured by psychiatric patient still off workRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Penticton Western

    ... Interior Health spokeswoman Grace Kucey confirmed her organization is conducting its own internal review, but said privacy laws prevented her from providing an update on Sheoran's condition. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's ...


  9. Kim Dotcom & Ors vs AG (SC 25/201) [2014] NZSC 199Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... there was no error in relation to the breadth of the search warrants or the absence of conditions. Although special privacy concerns are engaged where a computer is searched, the material before the Judge who issued the search warrants set out the ...


  10. Attorney General Zoeller propose legislation to protect Hoosiers from identity theft, data breachesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    In response to growing concerns about online privacy and data protection, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller Monday announced a legislative proposal to provide greater safeguards of Hoosiers' personal and financial information online. Zoeller's proposal has three main components aimed at providing stricter requirements for the safe storage of sensitive data, reducing harm to consumers in case of a data breach and increasing transparency of online privacy policies.


  11. FAA, hobby groups raise awareness about dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WHDH

    The Federal Aviation Administration and some hobby groups have teamed up to kick off a national public awareness campaign about drones. The FAA is under pressure to draft sweeping regulations that balance safety and privacy concerns with commerce.


  12. FTC chides BabyBus for tracking babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Network World

    The Federal Trade Commission today has made public its contention that BabyBus, a China-based maker of mobile software designed for the youngest of the young, appears to be violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act by collecting personal information without permission. In the letter , the FTC notes that it appears the child-directed applications marketed by the company, BabyBus, appear to collect precise geolocation information about users.


  13. Oracle Buys Datalogix In Quest To Be A Data PowerhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MediaPost

    ... its 20-year consent decree with Facebook. The 20-year decree, which was settled in from making any further deceptive privacy claims, requires that the company get consumers' approval before it changes the way it shares their data, and requires that ...


  14. Writer seeks records of long-dead arsenic killerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    ... to a patient's mental condition from being disclosed without consent. However, the commission said Gilligan's privacy rights terminated on her death. "Because Gilligan was an infamous arsenic murderess," her medical records were related to ...


  15. The Interview Is Not the First Time Hollywood Bowed To a DictatorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Time

    ... final product didn't even make sense. The situation is very different today. In the face of violations of personal privacy and threats of terrorism, celebrities have spoken out. The statements that we have seen from Judd Apatow, Rob Lowe, Jimmy ...


  16. Rogers: Obama needs clarity on cybersecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    ... ill that would expand cybersecurity information between private companies and the government, but it was halted over privacy concerns.


  17. FTC Warns Children's App Maker BabyBus About Potential COPPA ViolationsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Federal Trade Commission

    The staff of the Federal Trade Commission sent a letter to a China-based developer of mobile applications directed to children, warning that the company may be in violation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Rule. In the letter, the FTC notes that it appears the child-directed applications marketed by the company, BabyBus, appear to collect precise geolocation information about users.


  18. Watchdog group urges FTC to scrutinize latest Oracle dealRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | GigaOM

    The combined consumer data gathered by Datalogix along with Oracle's earlier buyout of BlueKai, another data broker, may give Oracle just a little too much consumer data for the public's own good, according to the CDD. In a quick phone interview, CDD Executive Director Jeff Chester said the regulatory agency needs to look at data privacy issues when considering the competitive aspects of such M&A activity.


  19. Minn. Lawmakers Stoke License Plate Reader DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WDIO

    State lawmakers and data privacy advocates are gearing up to crack down on how police use license plate readers. The tiny cameras are usually mounted on squad cars, sucking up when and where a car was last spotted and checking it against a database of wanted vehicles.


  20. Social Cloud Storage Platform Raises $500,000 In Seed FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TechCrunch

    ... Though's model revolves around sharing and discovering content, Lehartel says the company also takes user privacy seriously. In addition to not analyzing files stored on the platform for data to use in advertising, also hosts files ...