CPR for Monday, June 16, 2008

Amended Canadian privacy law could boost IT security budgets
The Industry Standard – San Francisco,CA,USA
Recent findings from Privacy Commissioner of Canada Jennifer Stoddart seem to agree with McQuay, suggesting that most companies need to put a stronger focus

Firefox dumps privacy button
Inquirer – Harrow,England,UK
By Nick Farrell: Monday, 16 June 2008, 9:01 AM A SECURITY FEATURE which gave punters total privacy has been dumped from the final version of Firefox 3.

Privacy watchdog concerned over surge in identity fraud
Aberdeen Press and Journal – Aberdeen,Scotland,UK
PRIVACY watchdog the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has urged organisations to take data protection seriously after it emerged identity fraud had

Education database raises privacy fears
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
A photograph and details of every state school student in Queensland will be posted online by December this year, raising fears of privacy breaches and the

Prosecutor wants school security video
Louisville Courier-Journal – Louisville,KY,USA
Because of privacy laws, the district must notify the parents of all the students shown in the footage before the tape can be released, said Rebecca DeSensi

Privacy information discussed by school board
Lahontan Valley News – Fallon,NV,USA
Citing privacy laws, the Churchill County School Board lashed out Thursday night about a proposal that would encourage the juvenile probation office to

Principal In Free Speech Case Suspended For Privacy Breach
NBC30.com – Hartford,CT,USA
Niehoff was suspended without pay for two days this week and ordered to attend workshops or training sessions on federal student privacy law.

How Facebook spells the end of privacy
Boston Globe – United States
We can hope for common sense about information privacy, but technology keeps changing the norms. A few years ago, a public catalog of all the nation’s

Rigid federal mandates hinder privacy technologies
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
Today, tech companies face political attacks over their online privacy policies. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, for instance, recently demanded that Google

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