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HHS extends interoperability comment window


By Mohana Ravindranath

“Any legislation addressing data practices must recognize and address how the exploitation of personal information can disproportionately harm marginalized communities, including by enabling discrimination—intentionally or unintentionally—against people of color, women, religious minorities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, persons with disabilities, persons living on low income, and immigrants,” groups including Color of Change, Demand Progress, National Urban League and Public Citizen wrote in a letter to leaders of House and Senate commerce panels. They highlighted “digital redlining,” or using demographic data to discriminate online, John writes.

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