Data Privacy

Could Biometric Tracking Harm Workers?

Could Biometric Tracking Harm Workers?

Expert urges regulators to restrict how companies can access and use employee health data.

Too Many Eyes on the Road

Too Many Eyes on the Road

Existing federal privacy laws may not cover data collected from autonomous vehicles.

Regulating Domestic Drone Use

Regulating Domestic Drone Use

Regulators struggle to balance privacy, security, safety, and innovation in drone regulations.

Protecting Student Data Privacy in the Digital Age

Protecting Student Data Privacy in the Digital Age

Experts recommend policies to enhance student data privacy in education technology platforms.

Chasing Technology for 25 Years

Chasing Technology for 25 Years

HIPAA consistently falls behind health and wellness technology, jeopardizing individuals’ data privacy.

HIPAA’s Strengths and Limitations

HIPAA’s Strengths and Limitations

The HIPAA privacy rule exemplifies HIPAA’s strengths and weaknesses.

Location Data Are Revealing Health Information

Location Data Are Revealing Health Information

HIPAA does not go far enough to protect health-related information inferred from location data collected by cellphones.

The HIPAA Right of Access and Data Sharing

The HIPAA Right of Access and Data Sharing

Recent changes to patient right of access policies could open the door to increased privacy challenges.

The Limited Reach of the HIPAA Security Rule

The Limited Reach of the HIPAA Security Rule

A comprehensive legal mandate for health data holders could better protect electronic health information.

Reflecting on 25 Years of HIPAA

Reflecting on 25 Years of HIPAA

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of HIPAA’s passage, leading scholars explore the law’s impact on privacy and health care.

A New Digital Age Privacy Protection Agency Holds Promise

A New Digital Age Privacy Protection Agency Holds Promise

The Data Protection Act of 2021 would strengthen public safeguards over big data.

Does the European Union Set or Export Data Privacy Standards?

Does the European Union Set or Export Data Privacy Standards?

The EU does not merely set standards in data privacy regulation, it exports ideas.