Posted in Data security First Peoples News Health High Country News

Indigenous data sovereignty shakes up research

In the COVID-19 era, tribal nations want research in service of their people. by Kalen Goodluck, High Country News Thursday, October 8 As U.S. government scientists work to understand how COVID-19 affects the human body, tribal…

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Posted in Columns Data security Privacy Rathke: Chief Organizer Report

Protecting, sharing, and hiding behind private health data

by Wade Rathke September 14, 2020 New Orleans   Most of us think our own health is our business, that is until we find out it is big business, and that everyone wants to make it…

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Posted in Common Dreams Data security News Privacy

In rebuke to US mass surveillance, EU court blocks data transfers by web corporations

“U.S. surveillance violates fundamental privacy rights and continues to be a massive financial liability for U.S. companies trying to compete in a global market.” by Julia Conley, staff writer Thursday, July 16 A major ruling from…

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Posted in Data Data security Data theft Off the wire Politics Privacy Republicans

The RNC stopped paying a data firm after a serious breach. Then it paid a mysterious LLC with the same address.

Three years after the Republican National Committee publicly sidelined the sullied firm, it paid an LLC with the same address $900,000 for “data services.” The RNC said it wouldn’t “waste any more breath explaining these innocuous…

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