Most health insurers and providers assume that their personal health information (PHI) is exempt, since they are covered by HIPAA.
In a late-night hearing on Tuesday, the California State Senate’s Judiciary Committee deliberated on a suite of proposed amendments to the state’s comprehensive new privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Walk down virtually any street, sidewalk, path, beach or trail in California and you will invariably find at least some single-use product or packaging as discarded waste.
Nevada has just passed its own privacy law, SB 220, allowing consumers to opt out of data sales by web operators in exchange for monetary consideration.
The sale of needles (sharps) and pharmaceutical drugs in California is estimated to be on the order of $50 billion per year.
Since the passage of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in June 2018, over a dozen other states have moved to enact similar comprehensive privacy legislation.
In a major development for nonbank providers of financial products and services, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would amend its Safeguards Rule and its Privacy Rule, each promulgated under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA).
March 29, 2019, less than 30 days from now, is the date the United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union.
California Assembly Member Phil Ting introduced AB 161 on January 7, 2019, which would phase out the use of paper receipts in favor of electronic ones.
Are we about to see some bipartisan legislation to improve privacy and data security?