It Wasn't Me, It Was the Computer

from the blame-blame-blame-blame dept

Ryan writes “This article is actually about an accidental email by an insurance company that sent 12,000 patients’ names to the wrong doctors from a list created to help lighten physicians’ workload. The cause? A computer glitch. This is not that out of the ordinary these days – have we just come to accept that major problems will occur now? Even many privacy fanatics acknowledge that this sort of error will happen. Will the number of mistakes made by computers in the future continue to grow?”

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