YouTube, Google Fined for Child Privacy Violations

YouTube, Google Fined for Child Privacy Violations

The Child’s Online Privacy Protect Act, or COPPA, was passed in 2012, aimed at protecting the personal information of minors on the internet. Among its provisions, companies are prohibited from collecting children’s personal information without their...
Are Your X-Rays on the Internet?

Are Your X-Rays on the Internet?

The privacy of medical records can seem like a tough balance. On the one hand, you don’t want health data like X-rays, MRIs, and CT scans falling into the wrong hands. On the other, if you’re referred from one doctor to another, you might want your new...
Red Light Running Accidents: What You Need to Know

Red Light Running Accidents: What You Need to Know

There are scary car accident statistics and then there are scary car accident statistics. This is the latter. A new study from AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety, 939 people were killed in red light running crashes in 2017, representing a 28 percent increase...
Is a Nationwide Opioid Settlement Coming?

Is a Nationwide Opioid Settlement Coming?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose, and opioid overdoses are representing an increasing percentage of more than 700,000 drug overdoses since 1999. The opioid epidemic has also unleashed a torrent of...