In an op-ed for the Guardian, an unnamed individual revealed why they decided to make “Project Nightingale” public. The whistleblower worked with Google and Ascension on the project and wrote their decision centered on patients not knowing their data would be shared. “Data security is important in any field, but when that data relates to the personal details of an individual’s health, it is of the utmost importance as this is the last frontier of data privacy,” the whistleblower wrote. In response to complaints about the project, Google published a blog post detailing its partnership with Ascension. Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal reports on how Google tweaks its search algorithms to change results.
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