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Sarah Benowich Blog Post

February 23, 2017 3:10 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Sarah Benowich Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein February 24, 2017 Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff in the landmark case Roe v. Wade, died on February 18, 2017, bringing renewed attention to the case that established that the constitutional right to privacy extends to a woman’s right to an abortion, and continued a long line of jurisprudence shaping a woman’s constitutional right to privacy and abortion.…
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Phillip Brown Blog Post

February 22, 2017 2:54 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Phillip Brown Information Privacy Law Professor Rubenstein February 22, 2017 Presidential Candidates, Their Health and the Law There is no requirement that Presidential hopefuls disclose their health records or any health information to the public. Interest in the health of candidates, however, is a given today.…
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Melissa Marrero Blog Post

February 22, 2017 2:49 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Melissa Marrero Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein February 22, 2017 In February 2015 one of the largest data breaches in the American history took place in the database of Anthem, a health insurance company considered a ‘covered entity’ under Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).…
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Adriana Acuña Blog Post

February 22, 2017 8:46 am Ashley Jacques 0
Adriana Acuña Information Privacy Law Professor: Ira Rubinstein February 21st, 2017 Major HIPAA settlement of $5.5 million On February 16th, 2017, Memorial Healthcare Systems, a Florida based company, and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”), reached a settlement in light of probable Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA” or the “Act”) violations.…
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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?” http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/did_publication_of_donald_trumps_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. …