Data privacy laws in the US protect profit but prevent sharing data for public good – people want the opposite
By Cason Schmit, Assistant Professor of Public Health, Texas A&M University
Brian N. Larson, Associate Professor of Law, Legal Argumentation and Rhetoric, Texas A&M University
Hye-Chung Kum, Professor of Public Health, Texas A&M University
Profit-friendly data privacy laws in the U.S. are out of step with public sentiment and hinder uses the public supports, from reducing opioid overdose deaths to curbing the COVID-19 pandemic.
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- Monday, August 30, 2021