NHS data breach: trusts shared patient details with Facebook without consent

It seems that the Meta pixel issue that made headlines in the U.S. last June may first be hitting the NHS in the UK. Shanti Das reports:

NHS trusts are sharing intimate details about patients’ medical conditions, appointments and treatments with Facebook without consent and despite promising never to do so.

An Observer investigation has uncovered a covert tracking tool in the websites of 20 NHS trusts which has for years collected browsing information and shared it with the tech giant in a major breach of privacy.

Read more at The Guardian.

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