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Just say no to e-health records, because your doctor might think you’re a bitch.

Think your privacy is protected because you have nothing to hide? I was making a follow up appointment at my dermatologist’s office today.¬†On the reception desk right in front of me, in plain view, was a print out of a patient call list. Certainly, this was a minor violation of patient confidentiality in itself. But […]

Foursquare’s unprivacy Twitter ‘feature’ (or Foursquare, privacy and gender)

I love Foursquare and any one of my friends will tell you how obsessed I am (complete with an eye roll). I’m a level 1 super user and religiously check in where ever I go. I’ve added a lot of new locations and will fix location information or duplicates when I see a mistake. I’m […]