NHS link to Facebook raises privacy concerns

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NHS link to Facebook raises privacy concerns
« on: November 26, 2010, 12:56:54 PM »

A website run by the UK's National Health Service sends information on pages visited back to Facebook

The U.K.'s National Health Service plans to make clearer the privacy policy of its Choices health information Web site, which shares browsing information with Facebook, following complaints from a security expert and a lawmaker, an NHS spokesman said Thursday.

The NHS Choices website incorporates Facebook's "Like" button, which enables users to share information they find useful on their social networking profile. But the NHS has come under fire over whether users are actually aware of how much information the "Like" button transmits to Facebook, considering that Choices deals with health information.

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Re: NHS link to Facebook raises privacy concerns
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2010, 06:10:30 AM »
Thanks!  :)1

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