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HTMLObama Administration Anticipates Movement in Doomsday Clock
Scott Hitch, Michelli Rivera; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on January 29, 2015
Last week the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) moved the minute hand on the Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to midnight. Advancement of the clock hand symbolizes experts’ concerns on the threat of global catastrophe. Kennette Benedict, executive director of the BAS warned that...

 

HTMLThe Youtube Kids App Is Here! Now What?
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on February 25, 2015
Google made good on the rumors and the company’s subsequent promise last December to create a family-friendly version of its popular YouTube service with its launch on Monday of the YouTube Kids app. Available on both the App Store and Google Play free of cost and only in the United States,...

 

HTMLOn the Seventh Day of Privacy, Federal Agencies Gave To Me.....
Christopher J. Harvie; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2014
As privacy and data security gain more visibility among policy-makers, questions of federal agency authority and jurisdiction are also gaining a higher profile.

 

HTMLCybersecurity Executive Order: Not Much New
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on February 19, 2015
President Obama’s February 13 Executive Order, “Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing” (the “EO”), turns out to be light on new measures to improve cybersecurity, but focused heavily on adjustments to prior Executive Orders implementing the rules...

 

HTMLCalifornia May Limit Law Enforcement’s Warrantless Data Collection
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
Eager to retain its spot among the principal laboratories for domestic privacy legislation, California’s legislature is set to debate Senate Bill 178, legislation restricting state law enforcement agencies from requesting data without a warrant. Five other states have adopted similar...

 

HTMLOn the Twelfth Day of Privacy, My True Love Gave to Me .... 12 Different Types of Wearables!
Julia M. Siripurapu; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on December 24, 2014
There is no doubt that wearable devices are among the hottest gifts of the season! From fitness bands and smart watches to wearable cameras and the Google Glass, there is definitely someone on your list (including you!) who may benefit from a wearable gadget. While wearable technology has great...

 

HTMLOn the Tenth Day of Privacy, OCR Gave to Me.....
Dianne J. Bourque; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2014
The U.S Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights has received tremendous publicity in recent years for its upward-trending fines and aggressive enforcement of HIPAA violations. Seven-figure fines are becoming the norm for serious violations, for example, in May of this year,...

 

HTMLFTC Announces Annual Revision to HSR Jurisdictional Thresholds
Robert G. Kidwell, Helen J. Kim, Farrah Short, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on January 15, 2015
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on January 15, 2015 increased jurisdictional thresholds for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the HSR Act).

 

HTMLOn The Eighth Day of Privacy, Health Care Systems (Over)Shared Data
Stephanie D. Willis; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014
Data sharing has become a point of sharp focus in the efforts to improve the quality and efficiency of health services in the United States. Given all that has happened in health care privacy (e.g., higher than ever penalties under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and...

 

HTMLOn the Fifth Day of Privacy, California (and Delaware) gave to me
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014
There are five significant new privacy laws/amendments that will be effective as of New Year’s Day - January 1, 2015 - and four are from California. Pull up a chair, brew that cup of tea. It’s time to review and prepare.

 


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