Privacy fears prompt CVS to turn off online service

Tuesday, 28 June 2005, 3:27 AM EST

Drugstore chain CVS Corp. has temporarily disabled a feature on its Web site after concerns were raised that unauthorized persons could improperly obtain customer-purchase records via e-mail.

In a statement CVS acknowledged that it has turned off the feature that let registered users of its CVS ExtraCare loyalty cards request copies of their purchase data via e-mail and track purchases made under flexible spending accounts set up through their employers.

By Todd R. Weiss at Computerworld.

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