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Tag Archives: New Jersey

State Data Breach Notification Law Updates

Posted in Cybersecurity, Data Breach Notification, Data Compliance & Security, Privacy Regulation

State legislatures are not waiting for Congressional action on a national data breach notification standard. Montana — Montana has amended its 10-year old breach notification law (see Mintz Matrix) to expand the definition of “personal information” and require notice to the state attorney general’s consumer protection office.  H.B. 74, signed into law by Governor Bullock,… Continue Reading

Privacy Monday – January 26, 2015

Posted in Cybersecurity, Data Breach, HIPAA/HITECH, Legislation, Privacy Monday, Privacy Regulation, Uncategorized

Good Monday – The East Coast prepares for Apocalypse (Sn)ow. In the meantime, here are three privacy-related tidbits for your day. Privacy Concerns Cause Scale Back of Release of HealthCare.gov Data We spend a fair amount of time warning about third party vendors and the risk that such vendors can pose to sensitive data.  … Continue Reading

NJ Attorney General Settles with PulsePoint for $1 Million

Posted in Mobile Privacy, Privacy Litigation

Written by Amy Malone Digital marketing company, PulsePoint  entered into a Consent Order with the New Jersey Attorney General and agreed to pay $1 million, following an investigation of claims that PulsePoint bypassed privacy setting of Apple’s Safari browser to allow tracking of consumer activity. Last year, Google settled similar claims with the Federal Trade… Continue Reading

More on last week’s NJ Supreme Court decision –

Posted in Employee Privacy

The decision we blogged about in this space last week is creating quite a bit of buzz in both privacy and employment law circles. My employment law colleagues in our New York office have authored an analysis of the decision here: Employment Alert: New Jersey Supreme Court Finds Privacy Rights in Employee E-Mails And, the… Continue Reading

BREAKING NEWS: NJ Court Upholds Employee E-mail Privacy

Posted in Employee Privacy

In a precedent-setting decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court today ruled that a company should not have read e-mails a former employee sent to her lawyer from a private Web account through her employer’s computer (See November 5, 2009 Privacy and Security Information blog post). According to the Star-Ledger, the court, which determined the company’s… Continue Reading