With humanity moving into the world of big data, it has become increasingly challenging, if not impossible, for individuals to “stay anonymous”. Every day we generate large amounts of data, all of which represent many aspects of our lives. We are constantly told that our data is magically safe for releasing as long as it … Continue reading With Data Anonymization Becoming A Myth, How Do We Protect Ourselves In This World Of Data?
Nowadays, it is not a secret that healthcare providers - such as hospitals - can store and utilize individuals' health information. Hospitals keep records of individuals so that the diagnosis can be based on more information, and some countries even have a health information exchange system among different hospitals for the same purpose. Yet, there … Continue reading Under-the-Radar Health Information Markets: the Supply, the Demand, and the Exploited.