Monday, May 30, 2016

Google Should Not Be Allowed to Secretly Collect Private Medical Data

There is nothing more sensitive and private than our medical records, yet Google's DeepMind project has been given access to the medical data of 1.6 million Britons. An article in The Huffington Post by Edward Frenkel makes a good point in questioning if Google really deserves this privileged access to such private information. This story was brought to my attention by my colleague Mark Wilson.