Oct 192020
 
 October 19, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S., Online, Youth & Schools

CJ Robles reports: The social media giant could pay a huge fine if investigation proves Instagram has broken privacy laws. Currently, the Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has been investigating on the Instagram’s handling of children’s personal data on its platform. Anyone who is at least 13 years old can [Read More…]

Oct 182020
 
 October 18, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Healthcare

Chris Rhodes reports on a sexual abuse complaint involving a technician at Mercy-Lincoln Hospital in Missouri.  This is how the alleged assault began: Police said the female victim stated at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 3, 2020, she was directed by her primary care physician to Urgent Care located within [Read More…]

Oct 172020
 
 October 17, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Healthcare

Libbie Canter, Anna D. Kraus, and Rebecca Yergin of Covington & Burling write: California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (“AG”) announced in September a settlement against Glow, Inc., resolving allegations that the fertility app had “expose[d] millions of women’s personal and medical information.”  In the complaint, the AG alleged violations of certain state consumer protection and [Read More…]

Oct 132020
 
 October 13, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Bernise Carolino reports: A discipline committee has made a finding of professional misconduct in relation to a doctor whose cosmetic surgery clinic implemented a surveillance system that reached private areas where patients would undress. In Ontario (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario) v. Jugenburg, 2020 ONCPSD 40, a Toronto-based physician [Read More…]