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Google searches out controversy over changes to privacy policy
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2012

Google’s recent announcement that the company plans to update its privacy policy and combine user information across all of its products including Android, Gmail, and YouTube has stirred up controversy


EEOC extends employer recordkeeping requirements to GINA
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2012

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently published its final rule extending the recordkeeping requirements imposed under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to employers covered by Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA


U.S. government wants to secure the cloud
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, last month released its finalized set of working guidelines for managing security and privacy issues in cloud computing


MMA releases in-app privacy guidelines
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2012

The Mobile Marketing Association has finalized guidelines for creating and maintaining in-application privacy policies


California class action over loss of server drives storing personal and medical information dismissed for lack of standing
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2012

A federal district court in California has dismissed, for lack of standing, a class action lawsuit against Health Net of California, Inc. and IBM over the loss of nine Health Net server drives that had been used to store personal and medical information


All contracts with vendors who handle personal information of Massachusetts residents must have appropriate safeguards in place by March 31, 2012
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2012

Regulators are focusing more and more on how responsible organizations are when engaging third-party vendors


Copyrighting web-based software applications
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2012

There are a number of ways to protect the intellectual property in software, but by far the most commonly used method for protecting software IP is to register the software code as a literary work with the Copyright Office


The OCR auditors are coming - are you next? - what to expect and how to prepare
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2012

On June 10, 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) awarded KPMG a $9.2 million contract to develop a pilot HIPAA audit program mandated under the HITECH Act of 2009 to ensure compliance with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and Breach Notification standards


HITECH data breach reporting deadline approaches
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 7 2012

It’s time for mandatory data breach reporting to the Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) under The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HITECH”) and the interimfinal breach notification rules


Thumbdrives, emails and iPhones: protecting your data when an employee leaves the company
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • February 8 2012

Increasingly, we are addressing theft of confidential company information by departing employees