"While the Supreme Court is busy deciding whether states have the right to ban drug companies from using prescription data for marketing, new class-action suits launched against Walgreens and CVS have opened an explosive new front in the fight over prescription data mining."Who OWNS your data? Read Whitney's posting.
LawPundit has posted twice about the Sorrell data-mining case previously.
Who Can Disclose or Sell Info Gathered to Fulfill a Government Regulation? Prescriber-Identifiable Data and the Case of Sorrell will Give Us Information about Supreme Court Justices' View of the Law
Outcome in Sorrell v. IMS Health Fairly Clear After SCOTUS Oral Argument
The corporate free speech issue is easy. The privacy issue is more troublesome.
At least, that is the way we see it.