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 April 1, 2015  Posted by  Breaches, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Donna Rachel Edmunds reports:

Thousands of patients have had their personal information sold to marketing companies after using an NHS-approved online pharmacy. Many of those who had their information flogged were using the Pharmacy2U service because they were too old or sick to travel to a chemist. The transaction was just one example of many in which confidential medical and financial information is being marketed to cold callers and conmen.

An investigation by the Daily Mail has uncovered widespread buying and selling of data by a range of firms and government departments.

Read more on Breitbart.

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