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RIP SOPA (Hopefully?), Hello National Patient Identifier (Again!)

Posted on Thu, Jan 26, 2012 @ 06:00 AM

SOPA certainly made a big name for itself over the past few weeks. The Stop Online Piracy Act, and it’s Senate sister bill PIPA (Protect IP Act) has been halted in both the House and the Senate after a day of protest from thousands of websites worldwide, including Google, Wikipedia, and Reddit. These web giants encouraged their users to stand up and write their representatives urging them to vote against this nasty piece of legislation which would enable censorship over the internet by private corporations who believe that foreign websites are linking and hosting content that they own.

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Tags: family health history, electronic health records, national patient identifier, electronic health record, SOPA

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