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pmccarthy471
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pmccarthy471,
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7/2/2015 | 9:36:24 AM
Re: Crime?
Yey!!!

Someone else on the planet has noticed that the Fault is NOT with the Insurance companies... They're stuck in the middle. The problem is the cost of health care!

Thing is, end users only "see" the Insurance companies, and are largely unaffected by reality...

 
pmccarthy471
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pmccarthy471,
User Rank: Strategist
7/2/2015 | 9:33:15 AM
Re: Crime?
The article details all of the ways that you can SEE what the trackers have (READ) then goes on to say... gee, all of this is bad, because you can... (All of the bad things require WRITE access to the App or the device...)

 
BenM132
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BenM132,
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6/24/2015 | 4:50:36 PM
Charge
I have a Fitbit Charge HR which I brought yesterday. It required a PIN to pair. Maybe there has been a software update since the research was carried out?
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bhanstiu,
User Rank: Strategist
6/23/2015 | 10:54:30 AM
Crime?
"Those familiar with what people pay for health insurance in the United States know how great the criminal potential may be in this area"


Yes, we do know we're being robbed by the health care system every day.


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