“Amazon Delves Into Health Data,” The Wall Street Journal, July 2, 2018 B3. Amazon buys a company with a bunch of personal health information.
It’s not like Amazon doesn’t have to deal with a whole host of privacy regulations, including the EU and, more recently, California. But personal medical information is different, and subject to different controls.
How does a company that lives on finding relationships in large bodies of information deal with information that can’t be used freely?