Privacy

HIPAA at 25 Remains a Work in Progress

HIPAA at 25 Remains a Work in Progress

HIPAA has delivered meaningful benefits to consumers but still needs updating to address new and emerging privacy challenges.

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.

Transparency and Privacy in Public Rulemaking Dockets

Transparency and Privacy in Public Rulemaking Dockets

A new ACUS recommendation seeks to balance transparency with privacy when agencies disclose rulemaking comments.

Mismatched Gender Markers on State ID Cards

Mismatched Gender Markers on State ID Cards

Scholar argues for simpler processes to change gender on identification cards.

Privacy Problems in the Genetic Testing Industry

Privacy Problems in the Genetic Testing Industry

Experts debate oversight of direct-to-consumer genetic tests and access to genetic information.

Public Health Versus Privacy

Public Health Versus Privacy

Efforts to trace the novel coronavirus in the U.S. ignite a debate over digital privacy concerns.

Zoom’s Big Boom

Zoom’s Big Boom

A lawsuit brought under the CCPA may drastically alter the data privacy landscape.

Persuading for Privacy

Persuading for Privacy

Pressure mounts for Congress to come to bipartisan agreement on privacy.

Regulating Police Body-Worn Cameras

Regulating Police Body-Worn Cameras

Law enforcements’ expanding use of cameras raises questions over how to design programs governing them.

Once They Are Tested, Can Genes Stay Private?

Once They Are Tested, Can Genes Stay Private?

Scholars argue that increased use of direct-to-consumer genetic testing creates hidden privacy risks.

Exposing Children on the Internet

Exposing Children on the Internet

Law student argues that recent European Union privacy regulation does not fully protect children.

Rethinking Privacy on the Job

Rethinking Privacy on the Job

As surveillance of work activity increases, scholars argue for protecting privacy of employees.