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Will private information be private anymore?

Posted Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at 4:34 PM

From a reader:

Everyone may or may not know about this one, but could bring a couple responses.

When you go to your health care provider your information will be entered into your Health care Provider's computer. If not right now, it will be in the very near future.

All doctors are learning about a new way of keeping Patient's medical history online, so any doctor or hospital or clinic can access this information no matter where you are visiting or admitted.

The thing is it will also contain all your other history and information you have been trying to protect at all costs.

Example, any government agency would be able to access your medical history anytime they wanted to so no more Doctor Patient confidentiality.

It would also allow any doctor, nurse, intern, receptionist or a friend of a receptionist to get access to your private medical and personal information history.

The only person who would not be able to access this information would be the spouse, unless they had a friend who had access to a medical computer with this new Patient History/Record Keeping program.

This could prove to be worse than the FBI Wire Tapping.

We have no privacy anymore.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Tue, Jul 19, 2011, at 12:08 PM

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EMRs or Electronic Medical Records.

The stimulus bill signed by President Obama in February 2009 included $19 billion to help the health care industry change over to electronic medical records (EMRs), while $50 billion more is proposed over the next 10 years. But there are many reasons to be cautious about such an effort.

The federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, enacted in 1996, requires hospitals, clinics and others in health care to guard the privacy of medical records. HIPAA includes penalties of up to $250,000 in fines and 10 years in prison for violations.

Now, with King Obama's stimulus package, all that doesn't matter any more. Your private Information could be exposed to anyone.

And we thought it was going to be a Micro Chip implanted just under the skin that would contain all of our Medical history.

Not gonna Happen. They are just putting your Medical and Private Information on the Internet.

So now I have to ask... what will they ever do with all those Micro Chips... Hummm?


-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Wed, Jul 20, 2011, at 2:45 PM

I heard about plans for this last year or so on the Michael Savage show. That way they can track everything that you do and try to stop people from doctor shopping.

The HUGE problem that I see is that the information will be available on a computer system that is able to be viewed by anyone. If hackers can break down almost any site, including the Pentagon, Playstation, Apple. What is going to prevent them from hacking into the medical files where it will have everything that belongs to you. It will be the easiest way to commit identity theft. And another way for the one-pay system.

-- Posted by PrpleHze on Thu, Jul 21, 2011, at 11:26 AM

I wonder just what they do have going to keep tabs on all of us. History has shown that by the time these things go public that they have been around and tested a long time. This technology is more likely than not old and near out dated.

We bought a xbox 360 Kenect for our grand kids, it's really neat,the way it will scan over you and can then recognize you next time you play. It makes it possible for the cousins from different states to play each other and see the others as they play. But if you let your imagination take over, the little camera that is connected to it could really could make it possible for outsiders to view what is going on on your home with out even your knowledge. Reminds me of people who used to say their TV's were watching them years ago and were labeled as crazy........ I guess my point is there is no way we will ever know just how much they know about us ir how invasive they are in our personal lives. Even our cell phone come preset with GPS that we can use to track the whereabouts of the user. With every new and improved techie gadget we lose more and more of privacy.

-- Posted by wonderwhy on Thu, Jul 21, 2011, at 2:58 PM

It is getting to the point now where anyone who wants to stay anonymous or hidden from the world has something to hide!

We only have very information we don't have to reveal to the world.

Identity thief is a simple matter of purchasing names from the State drivers License department, or having a policeman run a tag through for you. You even have to let the internet track your every move you make on the internet and save it in files on your computer.

Your Cell phone has tracking devices and recorded information about you and your calls and times you make them.

Newer vehicles with GPS and On Star monitor your every move and conversations. On star can even work against you by locking you out of vehicle or inside your vehicle and call cops, fire, emergency or even a relative or friend you have called.

If you are not doing anything wrong, all this information could give you an alibi you weren't even aware of.

However, in the wrong hands could wipe you out financially in minutes.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Sun, Jul 24, 2011, at 1:05 PM

I have had my identity stolen before, but it was practically given to the person by one of my ex-employers. I had to deal with the IRS and everything since there was money being made but taxes weren't being paid. (It was an illegal who was using my SS# to be able to work). I have also had family members that I no longer speak to use my personal information to order things and not pay for them.

As for being tracked where ever you go... it happens every day. Everything you do, you are leaving a trail. Only those who like to be "unplugged" can stay hidden. I am one who likes to be "unplugged" most of the time. I don't have a car, but if I did, it would not be a new one. I don't like the idea that someone can just type up on the computer and find out where I am at all times. I rarely use my cell phone, which is a prepaid. It stays off unless I need it.

There are ways to stay hidden off of the grid, you just have to know how. I will admit that my children and I were able to stay hidden from some people for about 4 years. The only way we were found was because we were out shopping and they happened to see us and apparently followed us to find out where we live. But they tried pulling my credit, running police reports, etc. But since I pay for everything I need in cash, and don't have a bank account, my credit report doesn't get touched. And I don't get in any trouble, so the police report didn't do them any good either. And I don't use my real name online, so I didn't leave a trail anywhere.

But back to the story at hand, technology has developed so much, we no longer truly have any privacy unless you are not on the grid. If you go to a walk-in clinic and pay cash, you could possibly stay anonymous but any time you use a bank, a credit card, a thumb print, then you are being tracked.

-- Posted by PrpleHze on Tue, Jul 26, 2011, at 6:55 AM

People can't seem to do that PrpleHze, that is why I say when the Mark of the Beast shows up, people will be standing in line to get this new Mark, so they can buy and sell.

Try not to use your Soc Sec Number. That is impossible in our world today unless you have someone to take care of you. You can't get anything, from credit to Electricity to phone service to drivers license. Without a SS # you are no one in any records. No one can find anything on you or about you. You just don't exist.

If the government isn't going to mail SS checks out, then I will disappear out of the system.

Why be in the system if there are no benefits?

The great thing is when you get out of the system, Big Brother has no way of bothering you, even the IRS disappears from your life. You are no longer a STRAWMAN fictitious Entity that the courts can use to try you or punish you.

There are ways to beat the system, but you must suffer for the privilege or Benefit. Your life won't be the same, but when the beast takes over our lives won't be the same either. Each person will have to decide what they want out of a life under the Beast and false religion.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Tue, Jul 26, 2011, at 10:26 AM

They are warning the people now about Facebook and the internet.

Any email you send or blog you type will remain in cyber space forever and can be retrieved some how. So anything you say or I should say type, can come back and bite you on your ??? Happy typing!

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Fri, Aug 5, 2011, at 10:42 AM

Sure wish I could find some of the thinks I WANT to locate.

-- Posted by stevemills on Sun, Aug 7, 2011, at 7:47 AM

What things are you trying to locate?

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Sun, Aug 7, 2011, at 2:52 PM

I read where the U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed a new, mandatory system Tuesday for tracking cattle, poultry and other farm animals to pinpoint the origin of diseases that can spread through herds and halt exports.

I read about this way back but spoke of using Bio Chips in all farm and domestic animals. Looks like they are getting closer to controlling the people also.

Ranchers and farmers under the rules would be required to affix a unique identification number to animals transferred between states or tribal areas.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Fri, Aug 12, 2011, at 1:03 PM

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