Nov 082019
 
 November 8, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Featured News, Healthcare

Scott Holland reports: The University of Chicago has asked to be dismissed from a class action lawsuit accusing Google and the university’s hospital of improperly sharing patient data, as the hospital asserted the plaintiffs haven’t been able to demonstrate how the hospital harmed anyone. On June 26, attorneys from the [Read More…]

Nov 082019
 
 November 8, 2019  Posted by  Featured News, Laws

Libbie Canter and Lindsey Tonsager of Covington & Burling write: With less than two months until it goes into effect, many practitioners are focused on bringing their programs into compliance with the California Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA”) by January 1, 2020.  But the rapid pace of privacy legal developments could continue next [Read More…]

Nov 082019
 
 November 8, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Non-U.S.

Hunton Andrews Kurth writes: The European Data Protection Board recently published on its website that the Austrian Data Protection Authority (“Austrian DPA”) imposed an €18 million fine (approximately $20 million) on the Austrian Postal Service, Österreichische Post AG (“ÖPAG”), for various violations of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). After conducting [Read More…]