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In Reversal, Tech Giants Back Sex Trafficking Bill

In Reversal, Tech Giants Back Sex Trafficking Bill

By Cecilia Kang, THE NEW YORK TIMES

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/03/technology/sex-trafficking-bill.html

WASHINGTON -- After a bruising week before lawmakers, big internet companies including Facebook and Google relented to pressure in Washington on Friday and agreed to support a sex trafficking bill they had vehemently opposed for months.

Harris, Feinstein Sign On For Bill Targeting Sites That Enable Sex Trafficking

Harris, Feinstein Sign On For Bill Targeting Sites That Enable Sex Trafficking

By Jill Tucker, THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

http://www.sfgate.com/nation/article/Harris-Feinstein-sign-on-for-bill-targeting-12331051.php

California’s two U.S. senators said Friday they will back a bill to give victims and state officials more power to go after websites that promote or benefit from online sex trafficking.

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Prop 103: California Insurance Reform

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In 1988, Californians revolted against excessive auto, homeowner and business insurance premiums and passed Proposition 103, a ballot measure written by Consumer Watchdog founder Harvey Rosenfield to rein in insurance companies. Using the provisions of Prop 103, Consumer Watchdog has lowered rates and saved Californians over $100 billion over the last twenty-five years.

CVS Halts Patient Mailings That Revealed HIV Reference Through Envelope Window

CVS Halts Patient Mailings That Revealed HIV Reference Through Envelope Window

By Leslie Small, FIERCE HEALTHCARE

September 1, 2018

https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payer/cvs-halts-mailings-revealed-hiv-…

Just days after Aetna was hit with a lawsuit tied to a similar incident, CVS Health says it has halted mailings that inadvertently made a reference to HIV visible through a window in the envelope.

CVS Caremark Suffers Envelope Breach Of HIV Information As Aetna Faces Lawsuit For Similar Issue

CVS Caremark Suffers Envelope Breach Of HIV Information As Aetna Faces Lawsuit For Similar Issue

Pharmacy benefit information was mailed to about 4,000 members of Ohio's AIDS Drug Assistance Program.

By Susan Morse, HEALTHCARE FINANCE

August 31, 2017

http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/cvs-caremark-suffers-envelope…

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