Sep 172020
 September 17, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Healthcare, Laws, U.S.

A snippet from the Executive Summary of a new report written by Robert Gellman and Pam Dixon: This report offers an analysis of existing laws and practices regarding both types of HIPAA COVID-19 waivers. The report recommends that, when the current emergency subsides, the Secretary of HHS review in a [Read More…]

Sep 112020
 September 11, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Hunton Andrews Kurth writes: On September 9, 2020, Portland, Oregon became the first jurisdiction in the country to ban the private-sector use of facial recognition technology in public places within the city, including stores, restaurants and hotels. The city Ordinance was unanimously passed by the Portland City Council and will take [Read More…]

Sep 092020
 September 9, 2020  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S.

Yung Shin Van Der Sype and Wim Nauwelaerts of Alston & Bird write: The European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) has published draft guidelines on the concepts of controller and processor for public consultation. While its predecessor – the Article 29 Working Party – had issued guidance on the concepts of controller/processor [Read More…]