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Wyoming Enacts Comprehensive Blockchain Legislation

As numerous states propose and enact legislation focused on blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, in 2018, no state has been more aggressive in this space than Wyoming. In March, the state legislature passed several bills impacting cryptocurrency businesses, each of which is designed to position Wyoming as a blockchain-friendly environment for businesses. B. 0019: This bill … Continue Reading

Telemedicine nursing licensure compact legislation enacted in 6 states and 7 more right behind

In another case of technology out pacing the law, telemedicine has continued to push the limits of state medical professional licensure laws. Generally, physicians and nurses must be licensed in the state in which they are practicing; and yet technology has become so sophisticated that telemedicine is allowing those medical providers to provide access to … Continue Reading

Wyoming Medical Center victim of phishing scheme affecting 3,184 patients

Phishing incidents in February that may have compromised the data of 3,184 patients, including their names, dates of birth, medical record and account numbers, dates of service and medical information is causing Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyoming to notify the patients of the incident. Luckily, according to the medical center, no financial information or … Continue Reading

Oregon and Wyoming enact model digital assets law

Although numerous states have studied and introduced legislation adopting the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Accounts Act, only three have adopted it thus far. The first was Delaware, which adopted the model digital assets law on August 12, 2015, effective January 1, 2015. Oregon became the second state to adopt the uniform law, when the Governor signed … Continue Reading

Wyoming amends data breach notification law

Continuing to add to the confusion surrounding provisions in 47 different state breach notification laws, Wyoming amended two laws last month which expand the definition of personal information requiring notification in the event of a breach starting in July of 2015. Specifically, the definition of personal information was amended to include an individual’s first name … Continue Reading
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