Feb 202019
 February 20, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Healthcare, Online, U.S.

Emily Birnbaum reports:

A group of patients and health data experts is accusing Facebook of misleading users about how their personal health information can be manipulated and exposed without patients’ explicit permission.

In a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint released publicly on Tuesday, the group alleges that Facebook prompts its users to join online medical support groups under the guise that they are “private” – but does not make clear that users could expose their health data when they join those groups.

Read more on The Hill.

via Joe Cadillic

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