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Ca: Weight Loss Grants posts customer health information without consent

Sean O’Shea reports: A company that promised to pay customers for losing weight has posted personal information about clients, including their names, weights, weight loss goals and even facial photographs on its website. Weight Loss Grants revealed the personal information without clients’ consent after news reports described how the organization failed to make payments...

Seven months after learning of a breach, UCSD still has not notified HIV research participants whose privacy was breached

Brad Racino and Jill Castellano report on what sounds like either willful or negligent handling of highly sensitive information of research participants bu a non-profit participating in some university-funded research.  In either event, the university was notified of a breach in October and STILL hasn’t notified the research participants with HIV whose data was...