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You Jin Shin Blog Post

February 16, 2017 10:20 am Ashley Jacques 0
You Jin Shin Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein February 17, 2017 In January 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) settled an enforcement action for “failure to timely report the breach of unsecured protected health information (PHI)”.…
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Evan Hall Blog Post

February 15, 2017 3:10 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Evan Hall Information Privacy Law Professor Rubinstein February 16, 2017 Among the questions arising from National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s resignation this Monday, some are wondering whether the U.S. intelligence officials who recorded Flynn’s phone conversation with the Russian ambassador acted lawfully. …
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Mathilde Hallé Post

February 14, 2017 3:21 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Mathilde Halle Privacy Law Professor Rubinstein February 16, 2017 The Hack in Quest Diagnostics’ Health Data App and The Issue of Patient Privacy Online Last November, Guest Diagnostics — a medical laboratory based in New Jersey — suffered a major hack through a mobile health app called « MyQuest by Care360 ».…
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Parth Baxi Post

February 13, 2017 4:45 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Parth Baxi Information Privacy Professor Rubinstein February 14, 2017 “Did Publication of Donald Trump’s Tax Return Information Violate the Law?” In September of 2016 during a visit to Harvard, The New York Times executive editor, Dean Baquet, said that he would risk jail time to publish Donald Trump’s tax returns. …
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Hugh Bannister Post

February 13, 2017 4:30 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Hugh Bannister Information Policy Professor Rubinstein February 14, 2017 The FCC’s recent privacy order – an unconstitutional burden of free commercial speech? Several lobby groups representing the online advertising industry recently objected to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) adoption of the October 27, 2016 privacy report and order. …
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Chih Yun Wu Post

February 13, 2017 4:24 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Chih Yun Wu Information Privacy Professor Rubinstein February 14, 2017 One of several ongoing lawsuits brought by communications service providers against the federal government, Microsoft alleges that government-issued gag orders violate the First Amendment.  In contrast to the various First Amendment challenges that have been brought by companies to invalidate statutes that restrict their ability to use or access customer data, here Microsoft is using the First Amendment to protect its customer’s data against seizure by the Federal Government.…
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Janie Buckley Post

February 13, 2017 4:22 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Janie Buckley Information Policy Professor Rubinstein February 14, 2017 The Association of National Advertisers (the ANA), the American Association of Advertising Agencies (the 4As) , the American Advertising Federation (the AAF) , the Data & Marketing Association (the DMA) , the Interactive Advertising Bureau (the IAB), and the Network Advertising Initiative (the NAI) have together submitted to the Federal Communications Commission a petition for reconsideration of the FCC’s fine agency order entitled Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services, published as a final rule December 2, 2016.…
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Stephen Rettger Post

February 8, 2017 5:13 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Stephen Rettger Information Privacy Professor Rubinstein February 8th, 2017 As the Internet of Things brings cloud-connected devices increasingly into all corners of our lives, a new area emerges in which the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) will need to be enforced: cloud-connected children’s toys.…
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Facebook in the United States

February 8, 2017 4:46 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Facebook in the United States February 8th, 2017 By: A. McLeod In January 2017, a federal judge for the Northern District of California denied Facebook’s motion to dismiss in a class action where it was accused of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) for sending unsolicited texts to users on their friends’ birthdays. …