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Google Fined for Intercepting Health Data, Other InformationReporting Technology’s Impact on Healthcare

Posted Mar 14 2013 12:00am

Google has agreed to pay a $7 million fine as part of a multistate settlement acknowledging that the company violated individuals’ privacy by collecting electronic medical data and other information during its Street View mapping project. Google collected the data from unencrypted wireless networks as the Street View vehicle passed by houses and businesses. New York Times, Bloomberg.

from iHealthBeat http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Ihealthbeat/~3/EWFLhchZYAY/google-fined-for-intercepting-health-data-other-information.aspx

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