Jan 112022
 January 11, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Healthcare

Jessica Bartlett reports: Mass General Brigham and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have agreed to pay a combined $18.4 million settlement over allegations that the institutions fed personally identifiable information about patients to Facebook, Google and other companies. The class-action lawsuit was filed by two anonymous parties in Suffolk Superior Court in [Read More…]

Jan 112022
 January 11, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Apostolis Fotiadis, Ludek Stavinoha, Giacomo Zandonini, and Daniel Howden report: The EU’s police agency, Europol, will be forced to delete much of a vast store of personal data that it has been found to have amassed unlawfully by the bloc’s data protection watchdog. The unprecedented finding from the European Data [Read More…]

Jan 072022
 January 7, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Healthcare

Sandy B. Garfinkel and Emma M. Lombard of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC write, in part: If you are simply carrying a photographic image of your vaccine card in your phone, phones can be, and regularly are, hacked. Or, the owner of the phone may simply have inadequate protection [Read More…]