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Sun Dec 1, 2013, 03:54 PM Dec 2013

Republican voices concern about data security on Obamacare website

As the Obamacare administration claimed new success in getting its health care enrollment web site running, Republican opponents of the Affordable Care Act renewed their criticism Sunday.

“The most important part of this discussion that nobody talks about,” Rep. Mike Rogers, R- Mich., said on NBC’s Meet the Press, is that “the security of this site” and its ability to safeguard health and income information “does not meet even the minimal standards of the private sector.”

He argued that Americans “should not tolerate the sheer level of incompetence securing this site. And remember how much personal information is not only there, but all of the (federal government data) sites that the (healthcare.gov) hub accesses would expose Americans’ personal information in a way that is breathtakingly bad.”

Meanwhile the Obama administration said in a report released Sunday that the HealthCare.gov website is now functioning most of the time. The administration report said more than 50,000 people can log on to the website at once and the system is showing decreased error rates and improved response times for people who try to use it to buy health insurance.


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Republican voices concern about data security on Obamacare website (Original Post) RandySF Dec 2013 OP
Kept waiting madamesilverspurs Dec 2013 #1
it a safe scare they cant prove anything and any talk of it will probably be over most heads leftyohiolib Dec 2013 #2
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