Legal and ethical questions that will arise from the increasing use of artificial intelligence—particularly generative AI that uses existing information to create new content—could test current laws and courts’ ability to untangle the technology.
License plate readers expose tension between public safety, privacy
Monroe County is installing six cameras at select intersections to take photos of the license plates of every vehicle that travels through. Several Indiana communities have announced they will be installing automatic license plate reading cameras, which has raised debates over public safety and privacy issues.Read More
Attorney General Todd Rokita has filed a lawsuit against Indiana University Health, alleging it failed to report, review and enforce privacy standards in connection with Dr. Caitlin Bernard talking publicly about an abortion she performed on a 10-year-old.
A small central Kansas police department is facing a torrent of criticism for raiding a local newspaper’s office and the home of its owner and publisher, seizing computers and cellphones.
Gender identity, sexual preference not established rights to privacy in criminal/child welfare cases, 7th Circuit affirms
A district court ruled correctly in granting summary judgment and denying a transgender man and his significant other’s claims that they had their rights to privacy violated, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed.
IN justices asked to ditch modified impact rule for medical privacy breach cases after patient’s info was posted to Facebook
A woman whose medical information was sent to the wrong person and then shared on social media is asking the Indiana Supreme Court to do away with the modified impact rule for negligence-based medical privacy breaches.
Who is responsible when a hospital sends a patient’s diagnosis to the wrong person and that person immediately posts the information on Facebook for hundreds to see?
Amazon will pay more than $30 million to settle alleged privacy violations involving its voice assistant Alexa and its doorbell camera Ring.
The Indiana Medical Licensing Board will hold a hearing later this month on a complaint against Indianapolis OB-GYN Dr. Caitlin Bernard, despite an attempt by the Attorney General’s Office to further delay the matter.
On the one side are dozens of lawmakers on Capitol Hill issuing dire warnings about security breaches and possible Chinese surveillance.On the other are some 150 million TikTok users in the U.S. who just want to be able to keep making and watching short, fun videos offering makeup tutorials and cooking lessons, among other things.
A northwest Indiana man whose medical information was somehow disclosed did not show the hospital had exclusive control over the information, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled in affirming a trial court’s summary judgment in favor of the hospital.
State lawmakers are prioritizing multiple bills in the current legislative session that seek to increase data privacy. But Republican legislators remain reluctant to enact policy around increasingly common surveillance technology.
Hospital that broadcast patient information on radio doesn’t have to pay emotional distress damages, COA affirms
Despite her private health information being broadcast to the public on the radio, a woman failed to overturn the entry of summary judgment in favor of an Anderson hospital that she sued for negligence.
Video game company Epic Games will pay a total of $520 million in penalties and refunds to settle complaints involving children’s privacy and methods that tricked players into making purchases, U.S. federal regulators said Monday.
A woman whose medical diagnosis was mailed to the wrong person and then shared on social media may proceed with part of her suit against Community Health Network, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled, finding genuine issues of material fact remain.
Civil rights lawyers and Democratic senators are pushing for legislation that would limit U.S. law enforcement agencies’ ability to buy cellphone tracking tools to follow people’s whereabouts, including back years in time, and sometimes without a search warrant.
In the first hearing in state court on Indiana’s new abortion law, the opposing parties argued over whether the Indiana Constitution conferred to a right to privacy which protects the ability of Hoosier women to obtain a legal abortion.
The former security chief at Twitter told Congress that the social media platform is plagued by weak cyber defenses that make it vulnerable to exploitation by “teenagers, thieves and spies” and put the privacy of its users at risk. Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, a respected cybersecurity expert, appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee to lay out his allegations Tuesday.
2 ‘secret children’ of ex-Indy fertility doctor sue Netflix for allegedly revealing their identities without permission
Two Marion County women who discovered they were among the nearly 100 “secret children” of a former Indiana fertility doctor that inspired the popular Netflix documentary “Our Father” are suing the film’s producers, claiming their identities were revealed without their consent.
The Indiana Supreme Court has ultimately found a hospital is not liable after one of its ex-employees compromised confidential health records of several former patients and another former employee in a family feud.
A woman claiming she experienced invasion of privacy after someone other than her doctor accessed her medical records and shared them with her employer did not sway the Court of Appeals of Indiana differently on its second time hearing the case.