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"protected data" was part of the HIPAA analogy.

> This is similar to a HIPAA "breach" where the word doesn't imply that a security system was compromised, but that protected data was accessed by folks who shouldn't have had it.

Protected data, in the context of HIPAA, would refer to Personal Health Information (PHI)

Why would the HIPAA standard of a breach apply here? Scraping public data to create a political profile is on par with getting access to private health data?

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