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Monday, August 23, 2010

Medical Privacy Rules to Get Rewrite


“The Obama administration is rewriting new rules on medical privacy after an outpouring of criticism from consumer groups and members of Congress who say the rules do not adequately protect the rights of patients.” (New York Times)

The existing federal “privacy” rules are a sham.

FEE Timely Classic
“The Property Rights Origins of Privacy Rights” by Mary Chlopecki