Sep 29th 2010

Three good articles to read today

Alice Thomson writes in The Times (and therefore behind a disgusting paywall) that "there's pain ahead. But freeing people from petty rules would be popular – and cheap." She illustrates it with a good bit of health and safety absurdity – a trainful of people being held up for hours rather than being allowed off […]

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Aug 19th 2010

Internet privacy debate

Are we putting too much private and personal information on the internet? After the CEO of Google warned that future generations might have to change their names to escape their online past; Campaign Director Dylan Sharpe was invited on to Channel 4 News to debate the issue with Ollie Olanipekun from blog Better Never than […]

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Mar 26th 2010

Media Coverage – 26th March

BBC News – Non-medical staff 'have access to health records' At least 100,000 non-medical staff in NHS trusts have access to confidential patient records, claim campaigners. Big Brother Watch, who based the figure on 151 responses from trusts, said it demonstrated "slack security".  Sky News – Abuse Fears Over Access To Patients' Records Figures acquired […]

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