Sep 122023
 September 12, 2023  Posted by  Artificial Intelligence, Laws, U.S.

Philip N. Yannella, Gregory P. Szewczyk, and Timothy Dickens of Ballard Spahr write: The California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) recently published two new sets of draft regulations addressing a range of cutting-edge data protection issues.  Although the CPPA has not officially started the formal rulemaking process, the Draft Cybersecurity Audit Regulations and [Read More…]

Sep 092023
 September 9, 2023  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Healthcare, U.S.

Eric Wittgrove of Knobbe informs us of yet another tracking-related lawsuit involving health data: Medtronic Minimed, Inc. and Minimed Distribution Corp. (“Medtronic”) were sued in a class action complaint in the Central District of California on August 30, 2023, by users of Medtronic’s InPen® system. […] The complaint asserts that the [Read More…]

Sep 092023
 September 9, 2023  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, Healthcare, Online, U.S.

Christopher Brown reports: Meta Platforms Inc. must face a proposed class action alleging it collected the personal health information of patients without their consent in violation of state and federal privacy laws and against its own privacy policies, a federal court ruled. Five anonymous plaintiffs allege in the consolidated lawsuit that [Read More…]

Sep 082023
 September 8, 2023  Posted by  Breaches, Healthcare, U.S.

OAKLAND – In partnership with six district attorneys, California Attorney General Rob Bonta today announced a settlement with Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals (collectively “Kaiser”) resolving allegations that the healthcare provider unlawfully disposed of hazardous waste, medical waste, and protected health information at Kaiser facilities statewide. As part [Read More…]