Monthly Archives: January 2013

HIPAA Final Rule 2013-Background

HIPAA Privacy and Security rules are covered under 1. The HIPAA Privacy Rule, (45 CFR Part 160 and Subparts A and E of Part 164,) 2.┬áThe HIPAA Security Rule,( 45 CFR Part 160 and Subparts A and C of Part … Continue reading

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HIPAA Final Rules 2013- An Omnibus Rule

The HIPAA Final Rules announced with effect from 26th March 2012 comprises of four final rules. Hence it is being referred as the “Omnibus Final Rule”. They are, 1.Final Modifications with improvements to the proposed rule of July 14, 2010 … Continue reading

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Privacy Rule under HIPAA-HITECH Act expanded

HHS, the department of Health and Human Resources has revised the Privacy and Secuirty Rule and broadened its reach particularly for the Business Associates. Since many Indian entities work as Business Associates of HIPAA covered entities this development is of … Continue reading

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Aaron Swartz is a victim of Bad application of law

Aaron Swartz, the young techie who committed suicide on the 11th of Januaru represents a tragedy that could have been prevented if the Police had been more reasonable. Swartz was deeply involved in the campaign against “Stop Online Piracy Act” … Continue reading

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Need for Netizen’s Forum

It is being increasingly observed in India that the Cyber Law space is in need of a major overhaul. Cyber Crimes are increasing and the Government machinery as well as the Police are acting dangerously showing apathy for genuine victims … Continue reading

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Domain Registrars under threat of arrest across India

Across India a wave of fear is spreading amongst Domain Name registrars that they may be arrested by the local police. The fear psychosis has been created by ┬áthe news item that in Noida, Police have arrested the domain registrar … Continue reading

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