Archive | January, 2009

White House camouflages ties to Google

27. January 2009

The White House webmaster apparently is  hearing concerns from privacy advocates about exemptions from federal rules for Google’s YouTube video service, but I’m not applauding the latest response at all.

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Consumer Watchdog Calls on Google to Cease Lobbying Effort to Allow Sale of Patient Medical Records; Urges Congress to Adopt Privacy Protections in Economic Stimulus Bill

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27. January 2009

Santa Monica, CA — The non-partisan Consumer Watchdog called on Google
today to cease a rumored lobbying effort aimed at allowing the sale of
electronic medical records in the current version of the Economic
Stimulus legislation.  Consumer Watchdog called on Congress to remove
loopholes in the ban on the sale of medical records and include other
privacy protections absent from the current bill such as giving
patients the right to an audit detailing who had accessed their medical
records and how the records were used.

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White House website responds to privacy concerns about Google; additional steps needed

23. January 2009

Twelve hours after blogger Chris Soghoian revealed privacy concerns about Google’s involvement with the …

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Model’s “skank” suit highlights Google privacy issues

7. January 2009

A model’s suit to force Google to identify an anonymous blogger highlights the privacy issues surrounding many of Google’s services.

According to …

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