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  1. BACKGROUND: Patient privacy may conflict with the advancement of knowledge through data sharing. The data contained in primary care records are uniquely comprehensive. AIM: To explore the knowledge and attitudes of patients and members of the…
  2. BACKGROUND: Concerns about the confidentiality of personal health information have been identified as a potential obstacle to implementation of Health Information Exchanges (HIEs). Considering the stigma and confidentiality issues historically…
  3. Trust is one of the central features of patient-physician relationships. Rapid changes in the health care system are feared by many to be threatening patients' trust in their physicians. Yet, despite its acknowledged importance and potential…
  4. Much of the legal debate over privacy is based around abstract notions from legal philosophy concerning fundamental rights. However, there is a growing body of evidence from the social sciences regarding privacy-related individual and institutional…
  5. The consensus is clear. Personal privacy will become the dominant issue of the 1990s. Yet a focus on privacy, as we have come to understand it so far, all but guarantees that we ignore the implications of the privacy debate at the more fundamental…
  6. The laws that condition the boundaries that separate the public from the private spheres shape our expectations of privacy. Public opinion helps to shape the devel- opment and implementation of those laws. Commercial firms in the information-…
  7. Numerous websites have implemented the Facebook Like button to let Facebook members share their interests, therewith promoting websites or news items. It is, thus, an important business tool for content providers. However, this article shows that…
  8. Venture capitalists are plowing money into companies that help target online advertising, despite public concern about privacy and potential government restrictions.