Month: May 2023

Digital Health and Connected Device Companies Be on Alert: FTC Continues to Focus on Consumer Health Information in Recent Enforcement Action

In the post-Roe era, the federal government and state governments continue to focus on consumer digital health privacy. On May 17, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement with Easy Healthcare Corporation (ECH) related to its Premom Ovulation Tracker mobile application. The settlement is reflected in the terms […]

Washington State’s My Health My Data Act FAQ, Part One – Applicability and Scope

In this multipart FAQ series, we break down Washington state’s My Health My Data (MHMD) Act (the “MHMD Act” or “Act”). The MHMD Act is arguably one of the most stringent privacy laws in the US, and it further complicates the already byzantine US-patchwork approach to privacy. While the MHMD […]

European Court of Justice Clarifies Rules on Damages Compensation for GDPR Breaches

On 4 May 2023, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered its decision in the Österreichische Post case (Case C-300/21), in essence deciding that a mere infringement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) does not automatically lead to compensation for damages; compensation for nonmaterial damage does […]