We need to Index and License All Data Sellers; it’s Out of Hand…

Guest-Poster Barbara Duck @MedicalQuack Writes:

Issa is our California “nit picking pain” and the richest member of Congress that owns a technology company.  He brings some good questions around but he also stumbles a lot too with his lack of technology knowledge at times.  Again with owning a big car alarm company I’m surprised as some of the crazy stuff he does at times, like tweeting the Constitution at times, as he lost followers a rapid because Twitter is not where you do that.  People got mad, I tweeted and asked him to stop too☺ Continue reading

Data Selling is Really Making Me Mad

Barbara Duck @MedicalQuack writes to IP4PI:

I got a call the other day and the data selling is really making me mad. It was an offshore call center as you could tell by the accent of the caller. She addressed me by name and said they were interested in letting me know about a new clinical trial for blood thinners since she said she had noticed that I had a history of using blood thinners. I asked, where did that information come from? Uh…well…it was in the files…wouldn’t dish it out. Anyway I continued on then to at least get my 2 cents in with the fact that I have never been prescribed blood thinners at all. Continue reading