Sunday, November 20, 2011

Law Firm Releases Confidential Information as Scrap Paper

Here's a disturbing privacy violation that has nothing to do with digital hacking for once: A Minneapolis-area personal injury law firm apparently donated "scrap paper" to a local elementary school that contained client medical records and other sensitive information.

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Presumably this form of reckless recycling is a possible violation of HIPPA as well as a breach of attorney-client confidentiality that the firm will wind up paying for big time.

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