He's looking at your medical records — but who else is? (Photo: National Cancer Institute)

EU plans allow Big Tech to exploit your medical records, without permission

In May 2022, the European Commission proposed the European Health Data Space (EHDS) in an attempt to improve the ways in which people's sensitive medical data is made available for various kinds of uses.

That includes the ability for hospitals and physicians to share information about current patients with expert colleagues abroad. For example, it's supposed to make it easier for a G...

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