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Melinda McLellan Comments on Top Data Privacy Developments of 2020

News / December 21, 2020

Partner Melinda McLellan is quoted in an article published on Dec. 21, 2020, by Law360. In the article, “Privacy and Cybersecurity Developments That Shaped 2020,” McLellan comments on how the COVID-19 pandemic has raised data privacy issues.

“One question that's going to arise is whether a tracking system for who’s been vaccinated is going to be developed and if that’s going to somehow be associated with biometrics,” McLellan told Law360. “And if that’s the case, that’s likely to raise questions about what’s being collected, who it’s being shared with, and what kinds of notices or disclosures should be given to individuals.”

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