Privacy and Security Alert: Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation Faces Growing Criticism Over Data Security Regulations' Content and Implementation Date


As discussed in earlier alerts (January 22, 2008, October 2, 2008, and October 31, 2008), starting May 1, 2009, businesses will be held to a higher standard regarding the protection of Massachusetts residents’ personal information and will now be required to implement written programs for the protection of personal information.

Please see full alert for more information.

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Published In: General Business Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Privacy Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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