Privacy Scenarios II

  • your employer learns you had a visit coded as alcohol related. Depression.
  • you've got Diabetes. Bright young things phone you weekly to see if you're checking your blood sugar.
  • telemarketers phone to offer you a better breast implant following mastectomy
  • in a nationwide hunt for a bio-weapons terrorist the National Security Agency matches your records to a "profile"
IMR Glossary Last revised: 16 Mar 2002
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John Faughnan.