A Tangential Topic: Privacy

The federal government is investing $3.2 billion over a 21-year period to monitor 100,000 kids from birth to adulthood, all in the name of improving public heath. All of these digital records will be collected by federal agencies (thus related to our course). The immediate issue that struck me upon reading this article in the Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph was one of privacy, that is, ensuring that all of this private data remains properly protected.

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