Tim Libert: Privacy Implications of Health Information Seeking on the Web

Tim Libert: Privacy Implications of Health Information Seeking on the Web

There is a significant risk to your privacy whenever you visit a health-related web page. An analysis of over 80,000 such web pages shows that nine out of ten visits result in personal health information being leaked to third parties, including online advertisers and data brokers. Annenberg doctoral student Tim Libert explains.