Pam Dixon

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Name: Pam Dixon
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Secret Numbers as Important as Your Credit Score

From the moment we’re born, we’re ranked.In the delivery room we get an Apgar score. Doctors give us percentile rankings for height and weight. Schools test us constantly. FICO scores measure our creditworthiness. But you’re ranked another way you’ve ... [Published DailyWorth - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Can Apple Watch Re-define Insurance Industry?

As we are aware about the partnership Apple acquired with payment giants like American Express Co., Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. It clearly indicates that users will get a platform to quickly pay for their purchases, just with a touch of finger, on any ... [Published B Daily - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Why your personal data is being bought and sold at will

In this era of big data, there are some things you would probably consider to be personal and private information. This would include your political party, religion, where you shop, the number of children you have and their ages, your birthdate, income, ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hospitals now data-mining to help treat patients

Improving your everyday health could soon be as simple as getting a phone call from your doctor.[WEB EXTRAS: Information shared with third parties, tips to opt out | Click here for a detailed look at what your health habits tell doctors ]That's because ... [Published Click Orlando - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

For Sale: Your Name and Medical Condition

Dan Abate doesn’t have diabetes, nor is he aware of any obvious link to the disease. Try telling that to data miners. The 42-year-old information technology worker’s name recently showed up in a database of millions of people with "diabetes interest" ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

6 ways to outsmart data brokers

You can't stop data brokers from harvesting your most intimate personal details, including what you buy, how much you make and even how healthy you are. But you can limit what they see."For the most part, we don't have control over that information," ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Diagnosis: Your Privacy has been Stolen!

Posted Tuesday, September 16th 2014 @ 4am  by KTRH's Scott CrowderIt's another example of why we have little or no privacy online. What you buy at a pharmacy has you on thousands of lists used by advertisers.Pam Dixon of the World Privacy Forum says it's ... [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Résumé Keywords Are the Keys to Be Found

Most of the résumés employers receive, either as hard copies or that are uploaded electronically, reside in databases. If those databases were in graphic form, each résumé would resemble a lonely tombstone in a cemetery. In the majority of cases, ... [Published Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Data Policy Implicates Unethical Facebook Emotion Experiment

There is a new development in the debate over the legality and ethics of Facebook’s ( NASDAQ:FB ) News Feed experiment, which Wall St. Cheat Sheet reported on earlier this week. Compounding the (very certain) unethical nature of Facebook’s experiment, ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

Data Brokers Collect And Sell Billions Of Data Points On Nearly Every American

CREDIT: Shutterstock Big Data companies, known as data brokers, have been compiling intricate personal profiles on nearly every American shopper, according to an in-depth report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Data brokers collect and ... [Published Think Progress - May 28 2014]

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...into the doctor's office and the doctor's done a huge predictive analytic work upup on the patient, I don't think we're there yet," said Dixon. "however, i do think that world is coming."
"It’s not illegal at all," Dixon says. "if a person reveals health information to a third party outside of the health-care context, that information doesn’t have any legal protection under hipaa."
...you've already used a subprime product, do what you can to improve your creditworthiness so that you'll qualify for better products down the line. "you actually have to repair your data broker reputation" says Dixon. One way to do this is to "be proactive," she says. "You go look for the offers...

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The Secret Numbers as Important as Your Credit ... [Published DailyWorth - Oct 22 2014]
Can Apple Watch Re-define Insurance Industry? [Published B Daily - Oct 14 2014]
Why your personal data is being bought and sold... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 24 2014]
Hospitals now data-mining to help treat patients [Published Click Orlando - Sep 19 2014]
For Sale: Your Name and Medical Condition [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 19 2014]
6 ways to outsmart data brokers [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 17 2014]
Diagnosis: Your Privacy has been Stolen! [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Sep 16 2014]
Résumé Keywords Are the Keys to Be Found [Published Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel - Jul 30 2014]
Data Policy Implicates Unethical Facebook Emoti... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
Data Brokers Collect And Sell Billions Of Data ... [Published Think Progress - May 28 2014]
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Résumé Keywords Are the Keys to Be Found [Published Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel - Jul 30 2014]
Most of the résumés employers receive, either as hard copies or that are uploaded electronically, reside in databases. If those databases were in graphic form, each résumé would resemble a lonely tombstone in a cemetery. In the majority of cases, ...
Data Policy Implicates Unethical Facebook Emoti... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
There is a new development in the debate over the legality and ethics of Facebook’s ( NASDAQ:FB ) News Feed experiment, which Wall St. Cheat Sheet reported on earlier this week. Compounding the (very certain) unethical nature of Facebook’s experiment, ...
Data Brokers Collect And Sell Billions Of Data ... [Published Think Progress - May 28 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock Big Data companies, known as data brokers, have been compiling intricate personal profiles on nearly every American shopper, according to an in-depth report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Data brokers collect and ...
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