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A Credit Report for Your Health

As consumers, we would never apply for credit cards or mortgages without checking our “annual credit reports” to ensure accuracy and fair pricing.  However, there is virtually no awareness among consumers that a few, large corporations collect, store, and sell their...

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“IF iron ore was the raw material that enriched the steel baron Andrew Carnegie in the Industrial Age, personal data is what fuels the barons of the Internet age.” https://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/31/technology/web-privacy-and-how-consumers-let-down-their-guard.html

"You’ve probably never heard of many of the data firms registered under a new law, but they’ve heard a lot about you. A list, and tips for opting out." https://www.fastcompany.com/90310803/here-are-the-data-brokers-quietly-buying-and-selling-your-personal-information

One of the largest North American life insurers will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead sell... https://www.reuters.com/article/us-manulife-financi-john-hancock-lifeins/strap-on-the-fitbit-john-hancock-to-sell-only-interactive-life-insurance-idUSKCN1LZ1WL

"Voter privacy falls into a legal gray area. While the Federal Election Commission regulates campaigns, it has few privacy rules; and while the FTC regulates commercial privacy issues, it has no jurisdiction over... https://www.fastcompany.com/40550423/how-facebook-blew-it

RT @jason_kint: Listen people. We’re now two weeks into this. It is absolutely ludicrous Facebook hired this guy within a month of when Rep… https://www.specialtycreditreports.com/rt-jason_kint-listen-people-were-now-two-weeks-into-this-it-is-absolutely-ludicrous-facebook-hired-this-guy-within-a-month-of-when-rep/

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