Crime / Law

Personal Data Can Be Used For ‘Law Enforcement and Audit Activities’

08th Oct `13, 12:52 PM in Crime / Law

Maryland’s Health Connection, the state’s Obamacare marketplace, has been plagued by delays in the first days of open…

BDMS
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Maryland’s Health Connection, the state’s Obamacare marketplace, has been plagued by delays in the first days of open enrollment. If users are able to endure long page-loading delays, they are presented with the website’s privacy policy, a ubiquitous fine-print feature on websites that often go unread. Nevertheless, users are asked to check off a box that they agree to the terms.

The policy contains many standard statements about information automatically collected regarding Internet browsers and IP addresses, temporary “cookies” used by the site, and website accessibility. However, at least two conditions may give some users pause before proceeding.

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