FILE PHOTO: An illuminated Google logo is seen on the inside of an office in Zurich, Switzerland, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Two Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce committee, on Monday, wrote the Alphabet, Inc. ‘ s (GOOGL.D) Google and its licensors, and Ascension Health, to demanding briefs by Dec. 6 in terms of how the patient’s data from the hospital’s supply chain to store in the cloud will be used.
Google’s cloud-computing unit, said last week that it has incorporated industry-standard security and privacy in the deal with the Ascension into heaven, and that none of the data is used for advertising purposes.
But The House To Energy-Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. along with Anna Eshoo, and Diana DeGette, and Jan Schakowsky, said in his letter that there are questions about what data is being stored by Google, and that Google employees have access to the data, and the degree to which patients are informed about the companies in the agreement.
Reporting Paresh Dave; Editing by Leslie Adler