(1) reidentify or attempt to reidentify personal identifying information about an
individual who is the subject of covered information; or
(2) knowingly disclose or release covered information that was reidentified in violation
of this section.
(b) It is a defense to a civil action or prosecution for a violation of this section
(1) the person:
(A) was reidentifying the covered information for the purpose of a study or other
scholarly research, including performing an evaluation or test of software intended
to deidentify information; and
(B) did not release or publish the names or other information identifying any subjects
of the reidentified covered information; or
(2) the person obtained informed, written consent from the individual who is the subject
of the covered information that specifically referenced the information to be reidentified,
disclosed, or released, and authorized the reidentification, disclosure, or release
of that information.
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