The researchers are mapping third-party tracking across the online health ecosystem to see possible implications for ad targeting, credit scores, insurance coverage, and more.
Google is being sued over its use of confidential medical records belonging to 1.6 million individuals in the UK.
The scope of this Joint Opinion is limited to the aspects of the Proposals relating to the protection of personal data, which represent a fundamental aspect of the Proposals.
Big tech now encourages us to monitor everything via smartphones and watches. How much privacy have we lost to the promise of self improvement – and is it time to stop?
Proposed changes to federal health privacy rules intended to encourage information sharing with social services agencies could pose unacceptable privacy risks.
Analysis of 20,000 mobile apps that ask for sensitive information shows that some track users across different platforms Nine out of 10 mobile health apps collect and track user data, according to a new global study.
Health experts are urging EU policymakers and legislators to review the EU’s legal data protection framework, the GDPR, which is hampering the sharing of pseudonymised health data outside the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA).