Who is the "decider?" For glyphosate, the EPA claims authority over California. But for a growing list of concerns, are small minorities demonstrating influence and control over the desires of the majority?
Given that insurers use backdoor access to your data (and the law has been unable to keep up, to prevent it), you may want to pay cash before you purchase your next bag of chips or condoms. And you ought to think twice when completing forms seeking demographic data on your race, or when you make a formal name change.
Dr. Harold Bornstein, Donald Trump’s original physician, may have violated patient privacy when discussing the president's medications. But that was not the case in the "raid."
The Brookings Institute recently released a study on what it terms the "Privacy Paradox," in that officials believe that our concerns about privacy are not monolithic, but contextual. Privacy involves withholding information from others to protect a social image, either for a person or the community he/she inhabits.
A new survey finds that only a minority of parents of teens allow the child to have private interaction with a doctor. This is a mistake in most cases, as privacy between a teen and his/her doctor will promote the free flow of information necessary for proper healthcare and advice.