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FCC Broadband Privacy Regulations Rescinded; States Consider Adopting Measures

As was expected, President Trump signed into law the rescinding of the broadband privacy regulations adopted in 2016 by the Obama administration’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The now rescinded regulations would have required internet service providers (ISPs) to obtain consent from a customer before using or selling the customer’s Web browsing history, app usage history, … Continue Reading

OCR fines MN hospital system $1.55 million for not having BAA with billing vendor

Yesterday, March 16, 2016, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a press release announcing that it has settled its investigation of North Memorial Health Care System (NMHCS), located in Minnesota, for $1.55 million saying that the settlement “underscores the importance of executing HIPAA business associate agreements.” The investigation started after NMHCS self-reported in September … Continue Reading
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