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ANALYSIS: U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Vermont Prescription Data Mining Law

July 6, 2011 by  
Filed under Privacy

In a clear and resounding victory for data mining companies, the U.S. Supreme Court June 23 struck down a Vermont law prohibiting pharmaceutical companies from buying or using prescription data for marketing purposes…

ANALYSIS: The Top 10 U.S. Privacy and Security Developments to Watch in 2011

January 5, 2011 by  
Filed under Privacy

The message for corporate America on privacy and security is simple: you only need to worry about privacy and security laws and rules if you have customers or employees.
So, on the chance that your company meets this threshold, what are the primary issues to be watching in 2011?

• Potential Regulation of Internet Privacy

The Federal Trade Commission essentially began the modern era of privacy regulation in the 1990s, when it issued its initial reports on regulation of privacy on the Internet. At the time, the FTC believed that a “self-regulation” approach was the way to go. Now, essentially…