Hackers say they stole tens of thousands of health records of Ontario home-care patients and they want to get paid

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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/07/18/carepartners.html

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Ever have a homeless person try to clean your windows and expect to get paid?

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And then steal your identity when you didn’t? No.

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The hackers are bottom feeding pieces of shit, no ransom ever

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One thing we can be sure of, OHIP will not lose your credit card data to hackers. :thinking: Privatising health care is an obscene waste of money and morality. It’s what you use when you want to illustrate why conflicts of interest are bad.

“We’re just going to lock you up and drug you until we bleed your health insurance dry, then dump you in an alley” – American healthcare

The British Medical Association estimated 120,000 extra deaths were attributable to government underfunding the public health service as part of it’s privatisation of the national health service. Many/most people are unaware it’s even happening. It’s the most cherished institution in the country. Corporate fuckery

UPDATE - a more solid link from today:
BBC – Private firms cash in on over-stretched NHS

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