Criminal Enforcement Trend Continues

Federal prosecutors press criminal charges for HIPAA violation after FBI investigation. Look for this trend to slowly gather speed. The widespread belief that enforcement is unlikely and the increase in widely publicized breaches has created a target rich environment for enforcement authorities that they cannot ignore.

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BodyMedia, a company that manufactures a nifty device that straps to your arm and monitors multiple aspect of how you live your life (e.g., how much sleep you get, calories burned and consumed, exercise), will shortly beginning selling a version of its BodyMedia Fit that communicates via Bluetooth with your phone, creating a dashboard for monitoring your physical…