Daniel Kaufman Says Federal Trade Commission Will Stay Focused on Health Privacy Concerns

News / March 28, 2023

Several recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cases against telehealth apps have resulted in settlements on charges the companies shared their users’ personal information without disclosure. In one case, settlement money is being used to partially refund consumers.

“The fact that the agency is seeking money in a case like this is a strong signal that the FTC will continue to focus on health-privacy issues and will be broadly interpreting its authority,” Partner Daniel Kaufman told The Wall Street Journal.

He was quoted in a March 26, 2023, article titled “Telehealth Apps Sharing Consumer Data Draw FTC Crackdown.”

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