"...HIPAA was invoked when an official here said we couldn't photograph some dead wild ducks, whose deaths may be connected to a wastewater treatment system, because of HIPAA.
Which seemed to me like an incredibly elastic interpretation of HIPAA..."
Elastic indeed! This official really does deserve some recognition; this is cya taken to dizzyingly artistic heights. And as our latest entry in the "HIPAA Made Me Do It" it may be the benchmark against which all others must measure themselves. This is looking to be a banner year.
More as I am able.