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Pharmaceutical Data Mining Law Struck Down

Posted in Health Records Privacy

Most patients are unaware that when they fill a prescription at a pharmacy, the pharmacy sells identifying information about the prescribing doctor to “data miners.”  Data miners are firms that analyze the information and produce reports on the prescriber’s behavior: is the doctor quick to prescribe new drugs on the market? does the doctor substitute drugs… Continue Reading

The Pricetag On Privacy

Posted in Class Action, Privacy

Terry Baynes reports in Thompson Reuters News & Insight’s California Legal that sums paid to settle recent high profile privacy breach class actions netted as little as $250 per plaintiff, although the class action plaintiff lawyers received between $500,000 and $6.5 million in attorney fees.    Cashing in On Privacy Breaches by Terry Baynes    The defendant… Continue Reading