Jan 272020
 
 January 27, 2020  Posted by  Healthcare, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Felicity Nelson reports:

The Australian government is releasing highly sensitive medical records to police through a secret regime that experts say contains fundamentally flawed privacy protections.

The Department of Human Services fields large volumes of requests for Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) data from state and federal policing agencies each year.

Read more on The Guardian.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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