RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Personal Data Collection

A collection of news and information related to Personal Data Collection published by this site and its partners.

Top Personal Data Collection Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Anthem Blue Cross posts Social Security, tax numbers of 24,500 doctors

    Anthem Blue Cross posts Social Security, tax numbers of 24,500 doctors
    In a departure from most medical privacy cases, Anthem Blue Cross said it accidentally posted online Social Security or tax identification numbers for about 24,500 California doctors. [Updated 1:03 p.m. PST Nov. 25: An Anthem spokesman said Monday...
  • More than Target customers are at ID theft risk

    More than Target customers are at ID theft risk
    Your personal information isn't safe. That doesn't apply only to the 40 million Target shoppers whose credit and debit card numbers may now be in the hands of hackers. It's a trend that's been clear for many years: The stewards of consumers'...
  • State healthcare exchange reports sharp increase in enrollment

    State healthcare exchange reports sharp increase in enrollment
    California's health insurance exchange reported sharply higher enrollment ahead of Monday's sign-up deadline for Jan. 1 coverage, amid mounting criticism over how it handles consumer privacy. The Covered California exchange said Thursday that 53,510...
  • Letters: Collecting DNA can solve crimes

    Re "Too far on DNA searches," Editorial, Dec. 15 I emphatically agree that there are genuine differences between the routine taking of DNA samples of those arrested, and fingerprinting and taking mug shots of them. The difference is that DNA tests are...
  • Kerry seeks to mollify India after diplomat's arrest in New York

    Kerry seeks to mollify India after diplomat's arrest in New York
    WASHINGTON – Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Wednesday “expressed his regret” to a senior Indian official about the treatment of an Indian diplomat who was arrested last week in New York, although he didn’t concede that U.S....
  • India snubs U.S. delegation, withdraws security over diplomat's arrest

    India snubs U.S. delegation, withdraws security over diplomat's arrest
    NEW DELHI -- India reacted Tuesday to the arrest of one of its diplomats in New York last week by snubbing a U.S. Congressional delegation, removing security from outside the U.S. Embassy and threatening to treat U.S. diplomats the same way it says its...
  • Ex-L.A. federal prosecutor clears hurdle toward Homeland Security post

    Ex-L.A. federal prosecutor clears hurdle toward Homeland Security post
    WASHINGTON — After a contentious debate, a Senate panel on Wednesday approved President Obama’s pick for the No. 2 job at the Department of Homeland Security without a single Republican vote. The party-line maneuver opens the way for the...
  • California enrolls 107,000 in Obamacare policies through November

    California enrolls 107,000 in Obamacare policies through November
    California's health exchange has signed up 107,087 people in Obamacare policies through the end of November, federal data show, accounting for nearly a third of enrollment nationwide. The federal figures released Wednesday also show that 181,817...
  • Kaiser Permanente reports privacy breach to 49,000 patients

    Kaiser Permanente reports privacy breach to 49,000 patients
    Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente has notified about 49,000 patients of a privacy breach at its Anaheim Medical Center. Kaiser said a computer flash drive was reported missing Sept. 25 inside the hospital's nuclear medicine department. The storage...
  • Target account breach one in long string of consumer-data hacks

    Target account breach one in long string of consumer-data hacks
    The announcement by Target on Thursday that 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been breached by cyber-crooks is just one in a string of notable consumer-data breaches in recent years.  The Minneapolis-based retailer said the unauthorized...
  • Holiday gifts to fuel that wanderlust

    Holiday gifts to fuel that wanderlust
    A pop-up book and a smartphone prop. A pretty little poncho and a sturdy, stylish tripod. A comfy new pillow and a little lamb that lulls you to sleep. These are some of the finds that just might wind up on your wish list — or your shopping list for...