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 August 20, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Matt Woodley reports: The settlement saw HealthEngine admit to providing non-clinical personal information – such as names, dates of birth, phone numbers and email addresses – to nine different third-party private health insurance brokers without properly informing consumers. This arrangement earned the online medical booking platform more than $1.8 million [Read More…]

Aug 202020
 
 August 20, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, Govt, Healthcare, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Colin Butler reports: The London Police Service used a provincial database containing the personal health records of people who tested positive for COVID-19 at one of the highest rates in Ontario, snooping on private medical information 10,475 times between April and July. Law enforcement gained the unprecedented power to access people’s personal [Read More…]

Aug 202020
 
 August 20, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Healthcare, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Zack Whittaker reports: Albion College,  a small liberal arts school in Michigan, said in June it would allow its nearly 1,500 students to return to campus for the new academic year starting in August. Lectures would be limited in size and the semester would finish by Thanksgiving rather than December. The school said it would [Read More…]