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Massachusetts enforces data security regulations against out-of-state entity
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2014

On July 23, 2014, the Massachusetts Attorney General announced a consent judgment with an out-of-state Rhode Island hospital, Women & Infants


Massachusetts jury finds violation of Stored Communications Act and Massachusetts privacy laws
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2013

In January 2011, David Cheng (Plaintiff) filed a lawsuit against his former co-worker and fellow radiologist, Laura Romo (Defendant), alleging a


Massachusetts Supreme Court rules ZIP codes are definitely “personal identification information”
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2013

In a recent ruling arising from certain certified questions in Tyler v. Michaels Stores, Inc., Civ. No. 11-10920-WGY (D. Mass. Jan. 6, 2012, the


Massachusetts AGO enters into another settlement for data security violations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2013

For the fourth time since the Massachusetts data security regulations took effect in March 2010, the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office ("AGO")


Massachusetts hospital agrees to pay $775,000 for security breach
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2012

Following a two year investigation by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office (“AGO”), a local Massachusetts hospital has agreed to pay $775,000 to resolve allegations that it failed to protect the personal and confidential health information of more than 800,000 consumers.


Massachusetts AGO stresses the importance of encryption
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2012

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office ("AGO") has entered into an Assurance of Discontinuance (the "Settlement") with a Massachusetts company after allegations that the company failed to adequately protect personal information of Massachusetts residents.


Massachusetts data security regulations: deadline to update service provider contracts is fast approaching
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2012

The deadline for compliance with a key requirement of the Massachusetts Data Security Regulations ("Regulations") is only a month away.


Massachusetts federal judge says zip code is definitely maybe "personal identification information" . . . implores parties to seek state court certification.
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2012

In an extension of the spate of litigation surrounding California’s Song-Beverly Credit Card Act and other laws like it, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts in Tyler v. Michaels Stores, Inc., Civ. No. 11-10920-WGY (D. Mass. Jan. 6, 2012), followed the California Supreme Court’s lead in ruling that ZIP codes are “personal identification information” within the meaning of Mass. Gen. Laws, ch. 93, 105(a).


Victory for DNA privacy rights
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2011

On August 25, 2011, the Massachusetts Appeals Court, in a case of first impression, ruled that the state crime lab’s retention of an individual’s DNA sample beyond the limitations promised to him by the police when they took the voluntary sample state a claim for invasion of privacy, and for violation of the state’s Fair Information Practices Act (“FIPA”).


Massachusetts AG says having a WISP is not enough to comply with Massachusetts data security regulations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2011

The Massachusetts Attorney General's Office and Belmont Savings Bank have agreed to resolve allegations that Belmont Savings Bank has violated the Commonwealth's stringent data security regulations through an Assurance of Discontinuance, which has been filed in Massachusetts state court.