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    FCC Adopts 'Net Neutrality' Rule

    New Rule Extends Privacy Protections to Customers By Eric Chabrow
    FCC Adopts 'Net Neutrality' Rule

    The FCC's new "net neutrality rule," which prevents ISPs from slowing down content streaming along their networks and from charging extra fees to assure faster speed, includes provisions designed to protect the confidential information of customers.

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    'Precision Medicine': Privacy Issues

    A Pioneering Physician's Protections for Genetic, Other Data By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    'Precision Medicine': Privacy Issues

    Florence Comite, M.D., a pioneer in the evolving practice of "precision medicine," describes what's needed to protect patient privacy as more genetic and other sensitive data is collected about individuals to personalize their care.

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    Ramping Up Automobile Cybersecurity

    Report Spells Out Challenges; Legislation Pending By Jeffrey Roman
    Ramping Up Automobile Cybersecurity

    Efforts to mitigate cybersecurity and privacy risks involving automobiles continue to gain traction. A new report articulates the challenges, and federal legislation to address key issues is pending.

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    GAO: PII Protection Key Fed Challenge

    Gov't PII Exposure Incidents More than Double in Five Years By Eric Chabrow
    GAO: PII Protection Key Fed Challenge

    Congressional investigators for the first time are designating protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information as a high risk area within the federal government and calling on Congress to enact new legislation to enhance PII safeguards.

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    FTC Orders Privacy Changes at Portal

    Experts Compare PaymentsMD Case, HealthCare.gov Concerns By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    FTC Orders Privacy Changes at Portal

    The FTC has ordered medical billing company PaymentsMD to change its practices for the collection and disclosure of consumers' personal health information. What similarities does this case have with concerns over HealthCare.gov's privacy practices?

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