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Musing on the Interaxon Muse Meditation Headband

"For this calibration, find a comfortable position and take a deep breath". The computer brain interface world is getting int...

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Is US Homeland Security Accessing Canadian Personal Health Information?

There is a disturbing story about how more than several Canadians have been denied entry to the United States by Homeland Security because of the information they held on their medical condition. You can read an instance of the story < here >. Ontario Privacy Commission Dr. Ann Cavoukian says it is a "matter of grave concern". I find it quite shocking too. Actual facts may point to Homeland Security receiving the medical condition information through 911 call records, and not somehow directly accessing medical records (as the story might suppose), but still...