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Press Release: Vancouver Coastal Health Stops Broadcasting Patient Diagnosis

26 Sep 2019

Vancouver, BC - The Open Privacy Research Society has received an update from Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) after last weeks Press Release publicly disclosing that we had discovered that the sensitive medical information of patients being admitted to certain hospitals across the Greater Vancouver Area is being broadcast, unencrypted, by hospital paging systems, and that these broadcasts are trivially interceptable by anyone in the Greater Vancouver Area.

Releasing Our 2018 Financial Statements & End of Year Report

24 Sep 2019

Open Privacy was founded on the belief that the world can be better. We started as a group of researchers and technologists who were frustrated by the ever growing stranglehold of surveillance capitalism and the harm it was causing marginalized and at-risk communities. We wanted to build an organization that served those that mainstream groups ignore: sex workers, queer people, those impacted by intimate parter or family abuse, and human rights activists, to name just a few.