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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


Telecommunications companies release guiding principles on freedom of expression and privacy
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2013

The Telecommunications Industry Dialogue, a group of eight telecommunications companies, recently published a set of Guiding Principles on freedom of


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


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


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."


Another Massachusetts health care provider hit with big HIPAA settlement: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary pays $1.5 million
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2012

Late yesterday, the HHS Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") announced that it had reached a $1.5 million settlement with Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc. ("MEEI") to settle potential HIPAA Security violations.


Board oversight and cybersecurity - what are the risks to your company?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2012

Does your board exercise proper oversight over cybersecurity risks?


Publicizing privacy threats, real and imagined
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2012

“There is no such thing as bad publicity” goes the old adage, but sometimes casting the glare of publicity on non-issues can obscure real and pressing issues from public view.


On or off? Setting defaults for privacy online
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • Global
  • June 15 2012

How should software companies set the default privacy settings on their products?


On or off? Setting defaults for privacy online.
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2012

Microsoft's announcement last week that the next version of its Internet Explorer web browser will ship with its "Do Not Track" functionality switched on has sparked a lively debate on this very issue.