Some U.S. tech companies expressed disappointment with a ruling by a federal judge that blocked new applications to a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the United States as children from deportation.
Smartphone apps and wearable devices can tell when workers have been within six feet of each other, promising to help curb the coronavirus. But they’re not all the same when it comes to privacy.
Source: Workplaces are turning to devices to monitor social distancing, but does the tech respect privacy? : The Conversation
Trust no one Opt Out.
Despite the agreement stating Google cannot use the data in any other part of the company’s business, many will be wary of the access the tech giant has.
I’m reblogging this piece of Mike’s because I share his disgust and the entirely reasonable fears of the doctors over Jeremy Hunt’s advice to parents, who are worried about their children’s skin rashes. The Health Secretary has advised them to go online and Google the symptoms instead. This has appalled doctors, who are concerned that it could lead to parents missing the signs that their child has a serious disease, such as meningitis. http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2016/02/01/jeremy-hunt-health-secretary-or-horseman-of-the-apocalypse/
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We should be hammering on the doors of Parliament, demanding the resignation – if not the head – of hapless health bungler Jeremy Hunt.
His latest calamity is a claim that parents in need of urgent medical help could look online for help with their child’s rash.
This advice – potentially fatal if a child has meningitis and it isn’t diagnosed properly and quickly – prompted the #GPnotGoogle campaign on Twitter amid an…
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Treasury minister David Gauke, the third most senior figure in George Osborne ’s department, told US firms that it was not up to politicians to decide what is a ‘fair amount’ of tax.
As someone as said, could it be ‘David Cameron’, ‘we are all in this together’ so therefore can we all have these special tax deals.