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"Privacy: why Europeans think you're inadequate"
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • November 20 2012

Gant Redmon of Co3 Systems has an interesting take on the differences in U.S. and EU privacy regimes in a Security Week column entitled, "Privacy: Why Europeans Think You're Inadequate."


Revised COPPA rules go into effect July 1, 2013
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2013

In order to "keep up with technology," the FTC revised the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA) in 2012. As a result of those revisions


The wait is over! HHS finally issues revised HIPAA privacy and security regulations
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2013

Nearly four years after the passage of the HITECH Act and its amendments to HIPAA, and nearly three years after it proposed regulatory amendments


Vermont quietly updates its data security law
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2012

You may have missed it, because it came without fanfare and does not seem to have made the data security trade press, but in early May, the State of Vermont updated its data security law


FTC issues revised business guide on ‘red flags’ identity theft rule
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2013

The Federal Trade Commission has issued revised guidance designed to help businesses comply with the requirements of the Red Flags Rule, which


Key elements of the new “omnibus” HIPAA privacy and security regulations
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

On January 18, 2013, nearly four years after the passage of the HITECH Act and its amendments to HIPAA, and nearly three years after it proposed


State attorneys general write to Google
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2012

In a letter sent earlier today, 37 state attorneys generals (or their equivalents) wrote to Larry Page, Google's CEO, "to express our strong concerns with the new privacy policy that Google announced it will be adopting for all of its consumer products."


“A million here, a million there” wellpoint settles HIPAA breach and security claims with HHS OCR for $1.7 million
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

Managed care company WellPoint Inc. has agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services $1.7 million to settle potential HIPAA Privacy


FTC announces agenda for workshop exploring practices, privacy implications of comprehensive collection of web data
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2012

The FTC has announced a preliminary agenda for a program it calls "The Big Picture: Comprehensive Data Collection."


HHS OCR issues guidance regarding methods for de-identification of PHI in accordance with HIPAA
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2012

On November 26, HHS OCR released guidance regarding methods for de-identification of protected health information in accordance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule