Facebook tried to make hospitals to share data of patients and medical prescriptions in network


Facebook, the biggest social network in the world by the moment, concerned the authorities again, with an idea quite strange.

The researches team of the company got in contact with hospital networks and tried to apply a common technic of the computer science named “hashing”, to locate individuals that existed registered in it data bank and that were in hospitals. According to Facebook, the data only were valuable to researches guided by the medical community.

The denied project could had taken people to publish specific data in the network and could be used by an unknown form yet, for researches.