Amazon can fix that – just sign with your HIPAA rights, here

What’s a little privacy between friends? Amazon has just launched Amazon Clinic, a new service that for a low price provides text access to company partner clinicians who can prescribe medication. Only thing is, the registration form is a bit of a switch from standard US health protocol in that rather than telling you federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules will be followed, it asks permission to waive those rights so your data can be used and shared.

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Data Quality Problems Nearly Doubled Last Year: Monte Carlo Data Report

May 9, 2023

The data managers interviewed for Monte Carlo weren’t quite so self-pitying, but they did see lots of problems: downtime lost to data problems is up 86% year over year, time to resolve data incidents rose 66%, and – insult to injury – 74% said most data problems are identified first by business stakeholders, up from 47% last year.  The size of the task is daunting: 27% of companies manage more than 100 tables in their data warehouse, lake, or lakehouse.

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Apple, Google and advocacy groups collaborate on Bluetooth protection

May 9, 2023

To address concerns over misuse of Bluetooth location-tracking devices, Apple and Google in cooperation with advocacy and industry groups have drafted specifications for devices such as AirTags and Tile, that would require device compatibility with iOS and Android detection to enable alerts. The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has posted an Internet-Draft which is open for comment for the next three months.

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