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This post provides insights and recommendations surrounding the DOJ's charges against 10 defendants involved in business email compromise schemes.
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Google Pays Record Privacy Settlement as Lawsuits are Expected to Rise

November 22, 2022 | Blog | By Adam B. Korn, Sebastian Navarro, Todd Rosenbaum

In what is considered the largest privacy-related settlement in history, Google will pay $391.5 million to 40 states to settle an investigation by 40 state attorneys general.  The bipartisan coalition of attorneys general alleged that Google misled users into believing that opting out of sharing their location data prevented the company from tracking users’ locations.
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NYC Proposes Rules in Advance of 2023 Automated Employment Decision Tools Law

November 4, 2022 | Blog | By Corbin Carter, Michelle Capezza, Evan Piercey

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California Assembly Passes Sweeping Age-Appropriate Privacy Legislation

September 6, 2022 | Blog | By Kevin Hiraki, Cynthia Larose

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Protecting Health Information Post Roe – Part 2: Steps for Health Care Providers

July 21, 2022 | Blog | By Cynthia Larose, Dianne Bourque

In this second of our two-part blog series on protecting health information post Roe, we discuss legal and practical strategies that health care providers can take to protect the information of their patients. State laws that restrict or criminalize abortions will require significant amounts of health information to enforce, putting new pressure on health care providers caught in the middle of  competing obligations to their patients and to regulatory and law enforcement authorities making lawful requests for this information.
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Protecting Health Information Post Roe Part 1: Steps for Women

July 5, 2022 | Blog | By Dianne Bourque, Cynthia Larose

Much has been written about how existing privacy laws such as HIPAA are unhelpful to women in the wake of Dobbs vs. Jackon Women's Health Organization ruling. In the first of this two-part blog post series, the Mintz team breaks down the legal rights and practical strategies that women can use to protect their own information.
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Understanding the American Data Privacy and Protection Act

June 8, 2022 | Blog | By Christian Tamotsu Fjeld, Cynthia Larose

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Massachusetts Information Security and Privacy Act Sent to “Study”

June 2, 2022 | Blog | By Cynthia Larose, Daniel Connelly

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FTC to Twitter: Do What You Say (Or Pay $150M If You Don’t)

June 1, 2022 | Blog | By Christopher Buontempo, Cynthia Larose

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Connecticut is on the Privacy Move

May 4, 2022 | Blog | By Christopher Buontempo, Cynthia Larose

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has signed the country’s fifth comprehensive consumer privacy act. Our breakdown below outlines key concepts on how the Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CDPA) will impact businesses, and several notes about how its provisions compare to other US state privacy laws.
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Ransomware is the “business pandemic.” Warnings have been issued by multiple agencies around the world to alert businesses to increase their protection and awareness. Most recently, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a warning to health care organizations related to what it calls “an exceptionally aggressive” ransomware group known as Hive.
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