What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner



February 09, 2018

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Meghan K. McGuire, Tina Sciocchetti, Michael Katz, Michal E. Ovadia

Celebrity social media promotions are clever, but they can also be illegal, the states dial up efforts to restore net neutrality protections and Aetna faces a $17 million proposed settlement for breaches of protected HIV-related information. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Social Media

Celebrity social media promotions are clever, but they can also be illegal

The FTC recently updated its guidance regarding social media endorsements and stepped up enforcement efforts.—Meghan K. McGuire

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PPP and State Measures

States dialing up efforts to restore net neutrality protections

States are turning to legislative and judicial efforts to address net neutrality concerns.—Tina Sciocchetti and Michael B. Katz

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Healthcare and HIPAA

Aetna facing $17 million proposed settlement for breaches of HIV-related protected health information

The class action lawsuit arose out of two separate breaches of HIV-related protected health information (PHI); however, both of the breaches stemmed from a prior settlement agreement between Aetna and the class members regarding one of Aetna’s policies.–Michal Ovadia and Jennifer Trinkwald

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