How captured data is being used to create health profiles
Data-broker companies can easily combine data to create “mosaics” about our health and health status, and such personal information is in high demand.
By Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News|July 25, 2018 at 10:37 AM
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Here’s a fun activity. Let’s look at my credit card statement from last month. Among other things, I paid for a pair of athletic leggings, four movie tickets, and two beers and a plate of nachos at a nearby restaurant. (Maybe I should not have put the latter two on my credit card — see below.)
So, would you hire me? Would you offer me a high-interest loan? Can you tell if I’m sick?
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