CPR for Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Privacy watchdog orders province to give up survey results
Edmonton Sun – Alberta, Canada
By Sun Media The province’s privacy watchdog has ordered Alberta Employment and Immigration to release survey results on provincial work standards.

New Media’s Dilemma: Behavioral Targeting vs. Consumer Privacy
TechNewsWorld – Sherman Oaks,CA,USA
By Harry Wang In order to keep online behavior tracking on the table while making sure consumers feel generally satisfied that their privacy is being

Sweden On Verge of Passing Sweeping Wiretap Plan
Slashdot – USA
So in order not to break Finnish law they were practically forced to move the servers to Finland as they could not guarantee e-mail privacy otherwise. by

Convenience, safety, privacy — which will win?
SmartBrief – Washington,DC,USA
Still, some worry about privacy issues. However, “people ought to be much more fearing about 200000 [people] every year who are killed from medical errors,”

HIPAA Privacy Rule Impedes Biomedical Research
NewsBlaze – Folsom,CA,USA
WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The privacy rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is having a negative

Government secrecy ‘favours the state, not individual’
NEWS.com.au – Australia
“Freedom of Information and privacy go hand in hand, and if they’re making a change to FOI it’s about time they made changes to privacy concerns.

Court hears political robo-call case
Indianapolis Star – United States
But justices and attorneys also referred to a deeper constitutional issue: privacy rights versus freedom of speech. “We don’t think that the privacy rights

Firefox privacy button a crash waiting to happen
DaniWeb – Herndon,VA,USA
It’s a real shame in my opinion, because the privacy button provided that Holy Grail of web browsing: a non-sticky surfing experience that is integral to

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