Keypoint: As we break for the holidays, we wanted to wish you and your families happiness and health, and leave you with an attempt at some privacy holiday humor. We look forward to bringing you more privacy news and analysis in 2022.

A Privacy Christmas Story

‘Twas the night before Christmas as I toiled away,

Counting the minutes until Christmas day,

When all of a sudden from out of the blue,

I received a meeting invite from Santa that’s who,

You see Santa’s been watching as all over the globe,

Countries (except the US) have enacted privacy codes,

Santa, he said, would like to comply,

So he asked if I could give it a try,

[After clearing conflicts, receiving a retainer and entering into an engagement letter …..]Continue Reading A Privacy Christmas Story

Keypoint: If passed, the bill would, among other changes, broaden Nevada’s existing right to opt out of sales of covered information.

In late March, we first reported that the Nevada legislature is considering a bill that would amend Nevada’s online privacy notice statutes, NRS 603A.300-360, to provide for a broader right to opt out of sales. On April 20, the Nevada Senate unanimously passed an amended version of SB260. The bill is now with the Assembly Committee on Commerce and Labor.Continue Reading SB260 Passes Nevada Senate; Would Broaden Right to Opt Out of Sales

Health Insurance Portability and accountability act HIPAA and stethoscopeAs an update to our previous post, HHS announced that the deadline to submit comments on their proposed rule to revise HIPAA regulations was extended until May 6, 2021. Changes contemplated by the proposed rule involve relaxing certain privacy standards, strengthening individuals’ rights to access their protected health information (PHI) and other initiatives that