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Healthcare.gov sending private data to third parties

According to a TheVerge.com story, the monumental Healthcare.gov web site failure is violating its own privacy policy by sending private user data, like username and password reset codes, to third party services such as Pingdom, DoubleClick and Google Analytics.

While the information is encrypted before it is sent, the violation of its own privacy policy stands as yet another debacle that the untested Healthcare.gov web site is in the middle of.  According to an email to TheVerge.com, Google has no use for this information and is unsure why the information was ever sent.

Read the entire report: http://www.theverge.com/2013/10/31/5047932/healthcare-gov-transferring-private-user-information-third-parties

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