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American hospitals have spent millions of dollars scrapping old-fashioned patient wards and double rooms in favor of private hospital rooms for everyone.
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Guest writer, Erin Fahey, shares her insight about the controversial book, 50 Shades of Grey.
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STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Lawmakers want to keep Facebook passwords private
Conservative and liberal Minnesota legislators are combining efforts to stop a business practice they say invades job applicants privacy.
National reports in recent days have told of employers, bot... Posted on 3/28/12 at 4:18 AM
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Celebrities including J.K. Rowling and Hugh Grant accused the British government on Sunday of letting down the victims of media intrusion and urged tough new measures to rein in Britain's unruly press.
The FBI came calling after maps of urban rail tunnels and gas lines were posted online. Microsoft aggressively complained following the website's publication of a confidential handbook on company policies for helping police. Other critics have gone further, warning that some of the postings could aid America's enemies.
Law enforcement officers looked up more than 1.4 million driver's license records last year, yet the state does little monitoring of the records searches to ensure the database isn't being misused, the state Legislative Auditor said Wednesday.
A week after more than 5,000 Minnesotans found out that a Department of Natural Resources employee had looked up their driving or motor vehicle records, state lawmakers Wednesday announced their plan to curb abuse of databases.
The government is investigating whether software companies that make cellphone apps violated the privacy rights of children by quietly collecting personal information from mobile devices and sharing it with advertisers and data brokers, the Federal Trade Commission said Monday.
In the next few days, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expected to propose long-delayed regulations requiring auto manufacturers to include event data recorders — better known as "black boxes" — in all new cars and light trucks. But the agency is behind the curve.
Starting this fall, the fourth-largest school district in Texas is experimenting with "locator" chips in student ID badges on two of its campuses, allowing administrators to track the whereabouts of 4,200 students with GPS-like precision.
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