15-508 / 17-801 / 19-608: Privacy Policy, Law, and Technology

Homework 13 - due April 13, 2004

Reading assignment: Garfinkel 6, 11; Myths and Facts about HIPAA; HPP Privacy Guide; Presidential Health; Workplace Privacy

1. Should US Presidential candidates be asked to reveal their medical records to the public? Why or why not?

2. What privacy rights do people currently have in the US workplace? Do you think they should have any additional workplace privacy rights? Explain.

3. In class on April 8 we discussed ways that the privacy policy drafts your groups did could be improved. Please revise your drafts based on our discussions.

4. Do part 6 of the mini project.