Privacy

Regulating the Intersection of Health Care and Gun Control

If more health information should be disclosed, federal and state laws should mandate disclosure.

Balancing Medical Privacy and Public Safety

HHS letter clarifies HIPAA’s Privacy Rule and may have the potential to reduce gun violence.

Is Privacy an Antitrust Concern?

Politicians and activists urge synthesis, but the FTC remains skeptical.

FTC Chair Edith Ramirez Outlines Agenda on “Big Data”

Commission head urges efforts to protect privacy, increase transparency, and enhance consumer choice.

The Hacker’s Market: Cybersecurity Risk in the U.S. Economy

PPR seminar focuses on threats facing both corporations and the government.

Hold the Phone: FDA to Regulate Smartphone Health Apps?

As mobile health industry grows, regulation looms.

Obama Administration Moves to Expand Access to Government Data

Executive order makes open and accessible data a default government policy.

Making a Wall Street Crime Criminal

The best way to deal with insider trading is to treat it like the crime it is.

The Regulatory Review Announces 2013-14 Editorial Board

Incoming Board plans to spread the reach of RegBlog’s mix of regulatory news, analysis, and opinion.

Texas Bill Imposes Comprehensive Regulation on Abortions

New legislation will impose restrictions on abortion clinics and physicians.

A Flexible Approach to Cybersecurity Regulation

Management-based regulatory delegation may create a more effective framework.

Transforming the Nature of Drug Safety Regulation

Using retrospective drug safety data can improve patient care.