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Monday, 31 March 2014

Where's the Benefit?: Care.Data: In Their Own Words

So if hackers can regularly breach NASA and the Pentagon, who holds out much hope for the good old NHS? Particularly with all the attention Care.Data has been getting, which has to add to the kudos of the first person to hack the system and make the hack public with a massive release of medical records somewhere on the darknet.

And what has the government done since the Care.Data story broke? They've voted down an attempt to make misuse of Care.Data a criminal offence and Jeremy Hunt has promised they won't be caught selling it to insurers again. 

Where's the Benefit?: Care.Data: In Their Own Words

Pamela is a former accountant, recovering journalist and international cat herder, disabled and chronically sick with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia and Cervical spondylosis, fluent in three languages; English, Spanish and Rubbish. Mostly writes in the latter. She likes Genealogy, Model Railways and Cats.

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