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Tracker Global Round-Up: Old Laws Reinterpreted; New Laws on the Way

PRIVACY LAW

September 16, 2013

A U.S. District Court cited the Stored Communications Act as protecting “friend-only” posts on Facebook; one expert questions whether the False Light Tort is still relevant, and Apple’s new fingerprint authentication could bring up interesting questions about invoking the Fifth Amendment when it comes to accessing biometrically protected data and devices. Read about these developments plus more on HIPAA, California’s leading role in privacy legislation, breach notification in the EU and Brazil’s struggle to pass a privacy law in this week’s Privacy Tracker weekly legislative roundup. (IAPP member login required.)
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