April 25, 2019
NP Privacy Partner
NP Privacy Partner
California lawmakers work to fix some ambiguities in the landmark legislation, Amazon opens its “HIPAA-eligible” environment to certain Alexa skills and more. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.
The California Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee has passed bills amending the ambiguous law.—Jenny L. Holmes
If approved by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the $117.5 million settlement agreement proposed by Yahoo on Wednesday will establish the largest common fund ever obtained in a data breach case.—Aya M. Hoffman
While limited in scope, permitting HIPAA-regulated entities to transmit and store patient data through Alexa marks significant progress toward the use of digital assistants in health care.—Valerie Breslin Montague
On April 18, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released new FAQs relating to HIPAA right of access to ePHI.—Jena M. Grady
Last week, the EU’s highly controversial Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive cleared the final hurdle.—Karina Puttieva
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