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Final HIPAA-HITECH Regulation

posted by Daniel J. Solove

The final HIPAA-HITECH regulation is finally out!  Clocking in at 563 pages long, the regulation, which is entitled “Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules” will be published in the Federal Register on January 25, 2013.  You can download the PDF of the pre-publication version here.

Too Much Privacy for the Virginia Tech Shooter?

Virginia Tech Shooter

Marc Fisher, a Washington Post columnist, has a column in the Washington Post complaining about how privacy laws are getting in the way of the investigation into the background of the Virginia Tech Shooter. He writes:

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