Archives June 15, 2023

A health data privacy showdown

The Federal Trade Commission’s notice last week about its plan to crack down on health care companies that use customer data for marketing signals legal warfare to come.

That’s according to the legal experts Ben consulted.

The plan to use a 14-year-old cybersecurity rule “really is pushing the envelope,” said Kirk Nahra, a privacy attorney at law firm WilmerHale.

He added: The agency is “retroactively” looking to “revise the rule to fit enforcement actions that it has already taken.”

Nahra expects plenty of comments about the notice’s scope — at this point, it remains a proposal, not a final rule — and potential legal challenges if the FTC doesn’t scale it back.

“They are 100 percent right that health data … does need more comprehensive privacy regulation, but I’m not sure FTC has been

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Mike Tyson Shared What He’s Heard About Jamie Foxx’s Serious Health Situation As More Speculation Emerges

 Jamie Foxx in Baby Driver

Jamie Foxx in Baby Driver

Actor Jamie Foxx has been through some sort of significant “medical complication” recently, but there’s not a lot that we know about what happened or the actor’s current condition. While a recent statement from Foxx’s daughter indicated the actor was doing better, a new report claims Foxx is currently in a rehab facility and Mike Tyson is claiming that he’s “not feeling well,” but things may still be quite serious.

Tyson, who is set to be played by Foxx in an upcoming project, recently appeared on the PBD Podcast (via Page Six) where the former boxing champ relayed what information he had about the Foxx situation. While Tyson made it clear that he wasn’t sure his information was accurate, he says his understanding was that Foxx may have suffered a stroke. Tyson said simply…

He’s not feeling well. They said

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