The California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA)—and its predecessor the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA)—are the most transformative and...
New Chair of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy and Technology Outlines Priorities for the 117th Congress
Senator Chris Coons (D-Delaware) is beginning to flesh out his aggressive agenda for the Subcommittee in the 117th Congress, which...
DFS Facebook Report Strengthens the Case for Governor’s Proposed New York Data Accountability and Transparency Act
At the end of February, the Department of Financial Services released a long- awaited report on the “transmission of sensitive user data by application and website designers to Facebook.” The report concludes a nearly two-year investigation by the Department into the use of sensitive personal data by app developers set in motion by a Wall Street Journal article in February 2019.
HHS Proposed Rules Could Have Significant Impact on Health Plans and Health Care Providers
Beckage’s Health Law Team is monitoring recent developments concerning patient’s right to access health information. Last week, two agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced proposed rules that could have a significant impact on health plans and health care providers. Though applicability of the proposed rules varies, both rules focus on individuals’ right to access health information, a compliance area that has seen increased scrutiny and enforcement actions in recent years.