Users are deceived even by those applications fromwhich is expected to be absolute confidentiality. So, Facebook users are already accustomed to regular plunges into the network of their passwords, correspondence and other data. But the shock was that applications designed to protect mental and physical health secretly merged data to third parties, including Google and Facebook.
It is curious what exactly the last three applicationswere the most active in data dumping. This fact was confirmed by Stephen Chan - a doctor working in the Palo Alto health system. According to the authors of the study, the main problem is the business model of free software. Their insurance is simply not paid. Therefore, they trade in subscriptions and data. And if the application of this kind belongs to the category of wellness, its authors may not care about laws relating to the secrecy of medical data.