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NHS delays GP data scheme following backlash

The NHS has pushed back plans to consolidate the complete medical histories of 55 million patients in England into a single database after considerable pressure from activists, politicians and patients. NHS Digital, which manages the health department’s computer systems, has confirmed plans for the database, which will be made available …

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A bad disinformation strategy – POLITICO

Peter Cunliffe-Jones is a visiting scholar at the University of Westminster and founder of Africa Check. When it comes to technological regulation, what happens in Europe does not usually stay in Europe. Legislation developed in Brussels is poised to become a de facto standard for governments around the world seeking …

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Rare wild flower blocks US lithium mine

U.S. domestic production of lithium, a key material for electric car batteries, broke another hurdle this week after a government order to protect a rare flower growing in Nevada. The US Fish and Wildlife Service said it had offered to protect Tiehm’s buckwheat, a wildflower, under the Endangered Species Act, …

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A working class bill of rights

The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights have always been aspirations. When Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, it was hardly obvious that “all men are created equal.” It took nearly a century before the 14e The amendment promised “equal protection under the law”, and another …

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cyber risk goes unnoticed in banks

Through Ben Bulpett, Director of EMEA Identity Platform, SailPoint The nature of the financial services industry is changing rapidly. Accelerated by the impact of COVID, the digital customer experience has become a key differentiator for banks, especially as large players seek to remain relevant in the face of more agile …

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