For deidentification under the traditional laws like HIPAA, removal of identifiers qualifies.
That was a key facet of what I discussed last week on an anonymization panel during the IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2022 in Brussels. Katharina Koerner, Frank Pallas and Christian Zimmermann joined me on the panel.
Here…Continue Reading Deidentification vs Anonymization: What Is Enough?
Employers should have in place a process to delete former employees’ information – including public…Continue Reading Caveat Employer? In the EU and California, Employers Must Beware!
What does the summary judgment granted to Linkedin in the famous Linkedin-HiQ Labs case teach…Continue Reading The LinkedIn-HiQ Labs Case and Data Scraping in the US: Some Takeaways
I was lucky enough to give the keynote this week at the InfoGov World conference in San Diego.
Between panels and speeches, I came up with these seven hot topics…Continue Reading Data Protection Professionals Like it Hot: 7 Hot Topics and Trends in Data Privacy Today
What does the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Advocate General’s opinion in the case of Meta vs. the German Bundeskartellamt tell us regarding the scope of what…Continue Reading CJEU Advocate General Issues Opinion on Meta vs. the German Bundeskartellamt
In letter to hospital CEO’s, California Attorney General Rob Bonta asked how healthcare facilities and other providers were addressing racial and ethnic disparities in commercial decision-making tools and algorithms.
In…Continue Reading California Attorney General Rob Bonta Is Coming After Your Algorithmic Biases
A Class Action Lawsuit Claims a Health System Uses Meta Pixel on Its Website. What You Need to Know.
Health information is sensitive.
Sharing it with third parties for advertising is more sensitive.
Doing it behind a log-in where there is no expectation of such tracking?
You’re…Continue Reading A Class Action Lawsuit Claims a Health System Uses Meta Pixel on Its Website. What You Need to Know.
Last week, six House Democrats introduced H.R. 8334, the Robotext Scam Prevention Act, which seeks to expand federal telemarketing laws to, among other things, expressly cover text messaging.
It…Continue Reading New House Bill Threatens to Expand the TCPA to Regulate Text Messages
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 may be the most well-known privacy law in the United States, but it is also one of the most misunderstood.
Many…Continue Reading HIPAA Covers a Lot Less Than People Think. But Beware of Other US Privacy Laws.
Does vehicle service data for services performed on a vehicle while owned by a previous owner belong to the new owner and need to be provided as part of a…Continue Reading Does Vehicle Service Data “Relate to an Identifiable Individual?” Finland DPA Says It’s Complicated
During a recent webinar hosted by The Chicago Bar Association, some other panelists and I made some predictions about the future of data privacy.
What is on the horizon?
The …Continue Reading What Does the Future of Data Privacy Hold? Some Predictions.
California Attorney General Rob Bonta has issued statement about protecting health data in mobile apps in view of the upcoming SCOTUS decision in Dobbs. In the process, he also signaled…Continue Reading Keep Your Health Data Secure. And Your App-Hosted Health Data Securer.