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OCR Director Leon Rodriguez says tolerance for HIPAA non-compliance is low

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 7 2012

On June 7, 2012, at the annual Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security Conference hosted in Washington, D.C. by the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”), OCR Director Leon Rodriguez said that, given HIPAA’s 15-year history and the substantial technical assistance OCR and NIST have provided covered entities, tolerance for HIPAA non-compliance is “much, much lower” than it has been in the past

U.S. court rules Microsoft must release user data stored overseas

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2014

On April 25, 2014, a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that Microsoft must release user data to U.S. law

German data protection authorities issue resolution and guidance paper on smart metering

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2012

On June 27, 2012, the Conference of the German Federal and State Data Protection Commissioners (the “Conference”) issued a Resolution and a comprehensive guidance paper regarding data protection compliance with respect to smart metering

Insurance policy’s statutory rights exclusion does not apply to data breach claims

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2013

On October 7, 2013, the United States District Court for the Central District of California in Hartford Casualty Insurance Co. v. Corcino &

California court denies Hulu’s motion to dismiss in video privacy protection act case

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2012

On August 10, 2012, a federal district court in California denied Hulu’s motion to dismiss the remaining claim in a putative class action suit alleging that the online streaming video provider transmitted users’ personal information to third parties in violation of the Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”

Department of Commerce official holds briefing on EU data protection forum

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • January 11 2011

On January 11, 2011, Michelle O'Neill, U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Under Secretary for International Trade, held a briefing on her November 2010 meetings in Brussels with European data protection authorities

German DPAs publish further guidance on the use of personal data for advertising purposes

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Germany, USA
  • -
  • January 2 2014

On December 10, 2013, a German data protection working group on advertising and address trading published new guidelines on the collection

Cloud computing: what to ask when the clouds roll in

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2008

The name derives from the common representation in technical architectural diagrams of internet network resources as a “cloud.”

States attempt to address privacy risks associated with digital copiers and electronic waste

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2011

As reported in BNA's Privacy Law Watch, on April 1, 2011, a New York law went in effect requiring manufacturers of certain electronic equipment, including devices that have hard drives capable of storing personal information or other confidential data, to register with the Department of Environmental Conservation and maintain an electronic waste acceptance program

Court approves 20 million dollar Facebook settlement

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2013

On August 26, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California approved a settlement with Facebook, Inc., related to the