Earlier this week The Associated Press reported that the federal healthcare.gov website — the portal that many Americans have used to search for health care plans under the Affordable Care Act — was sharing private information about users with a number of third-party entities that specialize in advertising and analyzing internet data for marketing purposes… 314 more words
In a recent investigation and report done by the Associated Press, it appears that all of the personal information given to the government on Healthcare.gov isn’t actually staying within the realm of the government servers. 324 more words
White House officials launched a new recruiting drive this week to convince the nation’s best and brightest software engineers, project managers and designers to put their lucrative careers on hold in favor of improving the federal government’s famously inefficient tech systems. 474 more words
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is reversing itself after an outcry over consumer privacy on HealthCare.gov, the government’s health insurance website.
The Associated Press confirms that the administration made changes to the website to scale back release of consumers’ personal information to private companies that analyze Internet performance and sell ads. 79 more words
HealthCare.gov, the US federal health insurance exchange website, is inadvertently sending users’ personal health information to fourteen separate third party websites.
The site, a central component of The Affordable Care Act (often referred to as Obamacare) leaks data via referer headers. 977 more words