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Facial RecognitionFTC & EverAlbum Inc. Settlement Clarifies Privacy Standards for Facial Recognition Technology
FTC & EverAlbum Inc. Settlement Clarifies Privacy Standards for Facial Recognition Technology

FTC & EverAlbum Inc. Settlement Clarifies Privacy Standards for Facial Recognition Technology

One of Beckage 2021 privacy predictions is the continued rise of biometric lawsuits and legislation, even outside Illinois’ BIPA. Case in point is a recent consent decree the Federal Trade Commission issued against EverAlbum, a California company, concerning its use of photo-tagging and facial recognition technologies.
Health DataOCR Continues its Focus on Patient Access Rights
OCR Continues its Focus on Patient Access Rights

OCR Continues its Focus on Patient Access Rights

The Beckage Health Law team continues to monitor OCR developments that relate to patient access rights. In 2020, it became clear that patient right of access to records is a significant priority of the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Just last month OCR reported on a settlement, audit results, and proposed rules, all focused on patient access to records.

Events

January 28, 2021

Sarah L. Rugnetta, Esq., CIPP/E and Jordan L. Fischer, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM are hosting a HIMSS New Jersey Chapter interactive session: “HIPAA Compliance is not GDPR Compliance and More Legal Myths Debunked.”

Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. EST.

January 28, 2021

Jordan L. Fischer, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM is moderating an IAPP Virtual KnowledgeNet Webinar on Privacy, Security and the Regulatory Challenges in Harnessing AI, IoT, Blockchain and Other Emerging Technologies,”

Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EST.

February 17, 2021

Jordan L. Fischer, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM is leading an in-depth training course at SecureWorld New England on “Trends in the Law: An Overview of the Domestic Regulatory and Legal Landscape.”

Wednesday, February 17, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST.

In The News

January 25, 2021

Jordan L. Fischer, Esq. CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM was interviewed by NBC News Philadelphia on the recent Einstein Health Network data breach.

January 22, 2021

Myriah V. Jaworski, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/E was quoted in a Law.com article, “New York’s Biometric Law Wouldn’t Break The Mold—Just Expand It.”

January 13, 2021

Jennifer A. Beckage, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/E & Jordan L. Fischer, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM quoted in Cybersecurity Law Report article, “Cybersecurity Resolutions for 2021.”

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