Ten Things To Know About North Carolina’s Data Protection Bill

Ten Things To Know About North Carolina’s Data Protection Bill By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky As Congress continues to wrestle with federal privacy legislation, the states have been lining up alternative proposals. North Carolina has introduce ...[Read more]

Published: 6/18/2019 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Privacy Shield Goes To Court

​ Privacy Shield Goes To Court   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   The European Court of Justice struck down Safe Harbor, the legal device that enabled data transfers from the European Union to the United States in 2015. Safe Harbor’s succes ...[Read more]

Published: 6/13/2019 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

HIPAA Breach Settles for $ 1M In First Settlement Involving State Attorneys General

​ HIPAA Breach Settles for $ 1M In First Settlement Involving State Attorneys General   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   Last week, Indiana based Medical Informatics Engineering, Inc. (MIE) agreed to pay $100,000 to the U.S. Department of H ...[Read more]

Published: 6/5/2019 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Data Not Dating: Trump Administration Reversal of Merger Signals National Security Implications of Data

​ Data Not Dating: Trump Administration Reversal Of Merger Signals National Security Implications of Data       By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky       Amidst the thicket of federal regulators that populate Washington is the obscure Commit ...[Read more]

Published: 5/22/2019 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

​​The Right to be Forgotten in an Era of Instant Notoriety

​ The Right to be Forgotten in an Era of Instant Notoriety       By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky       It could be the start of a Law & Order episode. In August, a pedestrian in Manhattan’s East Village noted a driver sitting inside ...[Read more]

Published: 5/22/2019 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Politicians In Cyberspace: Fourth Circuit Holds That First Amendment Bars Officials From Blocking Users on Social Media

Politicians In Cyberspace: Fourth Circuit Holds That First Amendment Bars Officials From Blocking Users on Social Media   By Saad Gul   The Fourth Circuit has held that a Virginia politician who temporarily barred a constituent from her Facebook ...[Read more]

Published: 1/14/2019 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

The States Also Rise, or 12 Attorneys General Sue for 2015 Breach in First Case of Its Kind

​ The States Also Rise, or 12 Attorneys General Sue for 2015 Breach in First Case of Its Kind   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   North Carolina joined Attorneys General from a dozen states in suing Indiana based Medical Informatics Engineer ...[Read more]

Published: 1/8/2019 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

The Art of (Cyber) War, Or How A Little Known Policy Exclusion Can Nullify Your Insurance Coverage

​ The Art of (Cyber) War, Or How A Little Known Policy Exclusion Can Nullify Your Insurance Coverage   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   In June 2017, the NotPetya virus crippled many large companies including Fedex, Merck, and Mondelez (the ...[Read more]

Published: 12/17/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Permits Negligence Claim To Proceed In Data Breach Class Action

​ Pennsylvania Supreme Court Permits Negligence Claim To Proceed In Data Breach Class Action Will Other States Follow?   Saad Gul Michael E. Slipsky   In finding a common law duty to protect employees’ personal data, the Pennsylvania Supreme ...[Read more]

Published: 12/11/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Physician TV Interview Incurs $125,000 HIPAA Fine

​ Physician TV Interview Incurs $125,000 HIPAA Fine   12.3.2018 Saad Gul Michael E. Slipsky   No human instinct is as ingrained as the desire to defend oneself against unjust criticism. But that instinct must be tamed where personal health in ...[Read more]

Published: 12/5/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post
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