A Russian cybercriminal allegedly “was a leader in the marketplace for stolen credit card numbers, and even created a website offering a tutorial on how to use stolen credit card numbers to commit crime.”
Court Finds, Again, That Device ID is Not Personally Identifiable Information Under the Video Privacy Protection Act
On October 8, 2014, a district court judge in Georgia dismissed with prejudice a Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) action against The Cartoon Network (CN), holding that the disclosure of the plaintiff’s Android ID was not actionable because the Android ID did not qualify as “personally identifiable information” (PII).
You’ve added a passcode to your phone, checked your social network privacy settings (twice), and kept close tabs on the cookies in your web browser.
The passage of the ARRA HITECH Act in 2009 fostered significant advancements in patient engagement and care coordination by incentivizing primarily physical health providers and acute care hospitals to make smarter use of technology.
Recently Apple unveiled its latest iPhones and other new products. While the big screens on the new iPhones are making the splashy headlines, perhaps the most interesting reveal, from a data privacy perspective, is not a shiny gadget, but the new mobile payment service dubbed “Apple Pay”.
Theft or accidental loss of a laptop, thumb drive, or other device is “[t]he single most common way that protected health information is compromised.”
At the end of September, California Governor Jerry Brown approved six bills designed to enhance and expand California’s privacy laws.
With the headlines coming out seemingly daily about data breaches at companies, there’s a tendency to feel a bit overwhelmed with the problem.
Mobile Applications – Results of Global Study of Privacy Practices and Tips for Increasing Transparency
The Global Privacy Enforcement Network recently published the results of its second annual privacy enforcement survey or “sweep” which assessed the transparency of the privacy practices of popular mobile applications.
Not to be outdone by Florida, California has yet again amended its breach law and again in groundbreaking (yet confusing) fashion.