Articles about Regulation

The DOJ’s Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative

The most recent Health IT vendor to settle with the government is a direct result of the DOJ’s new Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative.

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California’s Sweeping New Privacy Laws

California state legislators passed a sweeping digital privacy law at the end of June, giving consumers increased control over their online data. The legislation also gives internet users in the state greater insight into how their information is collected and spread by technology companies. The bill, which evolved from draft into law in less than […]

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Europe’s New Privacy Laws Mean Field Day for Lawyers and Activists

The European Union’s new data-protection rules are officially in effect. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the world’s most stringent set of regulations to protect internet users’ online data, and its effects are reverberating far beyond Europe. In this post we examine the details of the GDPR, the circumstances that led to its adoption, […]

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