Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Halloween is over. Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Christmas are right around the corner. For many that means spending time with family, holiday parties, and lots of shopping, but hopefully not all at the last minute....

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California healthcare providers can breathe a sigh of relief. Recently, the California Court of Appeals held that plaintiffs suing under the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (“CMIA”) may not recover statutory damages from a mere...

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In an important decision that has the potential to stem the tide of Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) lawsuits, a federal judge in the District of New Jersey dismissed on the pleadings a VPPA claim...

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  On January 21, Hulu filed a brief in its ongoing Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) litigation arguing that anonymous “user numbers” are not personally identifiable information (“PII”) subject to the VPPA.  If such numbers...

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Last week, the New Jersey Attorney General announced it had entered into a settlement with Dataium, a Tennessee-based data analytics company that primarily serves the auto industry.  The settlement, by administrative Consent Order, concerns Dataium’s analytics services,...

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An effort to significantly alter the privacy landscape in California has taken a step forward.  The California Secretary of State and Attorney General have given the green light to collect signatures for a ballot initiative...

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