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Privacy Google's hospital data-sharing deal raises privacy fears — here's what's really going on

A recent cloud deal between Google and hospital chain Ascension was first reported by the Wall Street Journal, which raised privacy fears over how the information would be used. CNBC has learned...

Privacy Google's healthcare partnership sparks fears for privacy of millions

Google’s announcement of a partnership with a major healthcare provider raises fresh privacy concerns as the tech company expands its footprint into the healthcare industry. Monday’s announcement ...

Privacy Privacy fears over proposed Medicare data matching scheme

Serious privacy concerns have been raised with proposed laws that would see Medicare data matching activities expanded to better detect fraudulent or incorrect claims. The legislation, which was...

Privacy Fears new laws targeting anti-abortion protesters will limit coverage of negative health stories

Mr Wade said the State Government had commissioned the Law Reform Institute to look at abortion legislation, with a report expected by the end of the year. “In the meantime, as a private member, I ...

Privacy People are throwing away their Fitbits over fears about privacy after Google announces $2.1 billion buyout of the wearable tech company

Strong privacy and security guidelines have been part of Fitbit’s DNA since day one ... We will give Fitbit users the choice to review, move, or delete their data.' ...

Privacy DNA sites propose security plans to address genetic privacy fears

The two biggest genetic genealogy sites are hoping to introduce major new security measures to protect the DNA of millions of people, following recent concerns over risks to genetic privacy. Anyone...

Privacy People are binning their FitBits over fears about privacy

And we will give Fitbit users the choice to review, move, or delete their data." James Park, co-founder and CEO of FitBit, concurred: “Strong privacy and security guidelines have been part of...

Privacy Facebook might en-crypt Messenger video and voice calls to slay privacy fears

It's been available since 2016. Expanding the Secret Conversation capabilities further into Messenger could go some way to help Facebook start chasing Mark Zuckerberg's ambition to turn the social ...

Privacy Drivers and fears of SA's online consumers

It’s not just about pricing, it’s about brand education.” In terms of online privacy and protection, South Africans value upfront transparency. Local consumers are aware of the increasing loss of ...

Privacy Revealed: The fearsome data targeting machine that will power Labour's next election campaign – and why it might be illegal

Labour could be breaching privacy laws by using a "data broker" to profile British voters in order to target them with social media adverts, leaked documents reveal. Internal instruction manuals...

Privacy Have Amazon Echo privacy fears? Here's what you can do

Security researchers have recently found malicious apps that can eavesdrop through your Echo speaker. And this isn't the first privacy case -- since we were first introduced to Amazon's Echo...

Privacy India moves closer to regulating internet services as it fears ‘unimaginable disruption to democracy’

The company executives have said that taking away the encryption would compromise the safety and privacy of its users. The Supreme Court will hear Facebook’s case on Tuesday. India’s online...

Privacy Google gets green light to access FIVE YEARS' worth of sensitive patient data from NHS, sparking privacy fears

New documents show the data will include medical history, diagnoses, treatment dates and ethnic origin. The news has raised concerns about the privacy of the data, which could now be harvested and ...

Privacy How Safe Is Your Personal Data? French Minister Wants Europe Off Amazon Web Services, Fears US Spying

"AWS is a soft drug. The more you take it, the more you like it … so weaning yourself off seems complicated to me," Runacher said. Although AWS has said that it cares about data privacy, European ...

Privacy Facebook Portal review (2019): A redesign doesn't ease privacy fears

When Facebook debuted its Portal video chat devices last year, they were met with a great deal of skepticism. After all, the company doesn't exactly have a stellar reputation on security and privacy.

Privacy Apple Safari Can Send Your Browsing Data To China's Tencent Raising Privacy Fears

This is revealed in an updated privacy notice, in which Apple says Tencent "may also log your IP address" in addition to the web address. Apple is not being nefarious here. Quite the opposite, at ...

Privacy NYC Weighs Reigning in Facial Recognition Tech Amid Privacy Fears

Door keys are being replaced by facial recognition technology. A quick scan determines whether to unlock the door or not. Facial recognition systems are convenient—there's no need to carry keys—but...

Privacy You’ve got Amazon Echo privacy fears. We’ve got answers

Since we were first introduced to Amazon's Echo devices, the company has been challenged by consumers who have privacy concerns over the microphones that always listen for your command. Alexa users...

Privacy Airport face scanning runs into privacy fears

Who’s in charge? The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection unit is leading the charge, promoting the technology on its website as “the ideal technology path to a more...

Privacy Consumers Will Share Data Despite Privacy Fears: Study

Consumers are willing to share information with brands they trust despite continuing doubts about online privacy, according to a study by FigLeaf. But there are limits, depending on such factors as...