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Experts Examine Legislative Initiatives

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

March 24, 2011

In a Privacy Tracker feature, Hogan Lovells LLP examines the lengthy list of federal and state initiatives aimed at protecting privacy as well as recent actions related to privacy breaches. In addition to federal calls for new privacy laws--some of which have already been presented in bill form--the report looks at what can be expected from the Senate Judiciary Committee's new Privacy, Technology and the Law Subcommittee. The update also includes a review of the recent ruling by the California Supreme Court on the collection of zip codes, which has resulted in multiple lawsuits, and an examination of last month's Department of Health and Human Services fines for HIPAA violations. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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